7 Jun 2017

US affirms commitment to Asia-Pacific region

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 7 June 2017

The United States secretary of state Rex Tillerson used a fleeting visit to Wellington yesterday to emphasise the importance of the Asia Pacific region and denying the US is stepping back from involvement here. Foreign affairs minister Gerry Brownlee says the US pulling out of the TPP doesn't prove anything.