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Russia urges action to counter US-led influence in Asia

Russia and its allies in Asia should expand joint military exercises as they face a direct threat from US attempts to expand its security influence in the region with AUKUS and the Quad alliances, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu says.

  • The Queenslander
  • Reuters

Shoigu was speaking at a meeting of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO), a security grouping that includes Russia, India, China, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

Shoigu accused the US-led Quad and AUKUS blocs of trying to reshape the security structure in the Pacific to suit themselves and said increasing pressure was being exerted on China over…

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