Meeting with the President of the Republic of Nauru

Media release
27 Apr 2023
Prime Minister

Today, Prime Minister Albanese met with His Excellency Russ Kun, President of the Republic of Nauru, in Brisbane.

Prime Minister Albanese and President Kun discussed Australia and Nauru’s shared priorities for regional security, climate resilience and regional connectivity.

Australia is supporting infrastructure projects in Nauru through the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific. These include Nauru’s Airport Refurbishment Project and the East Micronesia Cable Project.

Prime Minister Albanese reaffirmed Australia’s commitment to Nauru and to the future of the strong and longstanding partnership between the two countries.

The Albanese Government is committed to deepening ties with our Pacific family through partnerships built on trust, cooperation and shared aspirations for our region.

Quotes attributable to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese:

“I was delighted to meet with President Kun for our first bilateral meeting."

“Australia and Nauru have a strong and longstanding partnership, and we continue to stand together as members of the Pacific family."

“I look forward to continuing to work together and strengthen the bond between our two nations.”