Australia finalizing new security pact with Pacific neighbor


              In this image from a video, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese delivers his speech at parliament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. The leaders of Australia and neighboring Papua New Guinea said Thursday they are finalizing a new security treaty, a move that comes as a challenge to China's growing assertiveness in the region. (Australia Pool via AP)
            
              In this image from a video, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, left, and Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape shake hands outside the parliament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. The leaders of Australia and neighboring Papua New Guinea said Thursday they are finalizing a new security treaty, a move that comes as a challenge to China's growing assertiveness in the region. (Australia Pool via AP)
            
              In this image from a video, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, second left,  inspects the guard on his arrival at an airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. The leaders of Australia and neighboring Papua New Guinea said Thursday they are finalizing a new security treaty, a move that comes as a challenge to China's growing assertiveness in the region. (Australia Pool via AP)
            
              In this image from a video, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, left, and Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape shake hands outside the parliament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. The leaders of Australia and neighboring Papua New Guinea said Thursday they are finalizing a new security treaty, a move that comes as a challenge to China's growing assertiveness in the region. (Australia Pool via AP)
            
              In this image from a video, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, left, is greeted on his arrival at an airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. The leaders of Australia and neighboring Papua New Guinea said Thursday they are finalizing a new security treaty, a move that comes as a challenge to China's growing assertiveness in the region. (Australia Pool via AP)
Australia finalizing new security pact with Pacific neighbor