Frydenberg says Putin has territorial ambitions past simply Ukraine
Josh Frydenberg was requested if he believed the Russian president Vladimir Putin may flip the invasion into Ukraine nuclear.
He says it’s no secret that Putin might have ambitions past merely controlling Ukraine.
Nobody needs to see an escalation … however these are the hazards of the instances and the madness of what Putin has carried out … I’m apprehensive there might be an escalation past the borders …
I’m apprehensive that there might be an escalation past the borders and little question. That’s what different European nations or neighbouring nations are involved about …
I don’t assume it’s a secret that, I believe it’s know that he’s bought a better Russia goal right here.
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Frydenberg discusses monetary assist for Ukraine
Australia has once more escalated our financial assist of Ukraine, committing to purchasing deadly weapons to assist them repel invading Russian forces.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is talking to ABC radio about this now.
Simply to get a way of when will we discover out the sum of money we’re committing to this challenge … we’re working the main points by means of one can find out in all probability as we speak.
I imply, we’re going to begin with an preliminary fee. It will likely be within the thousands and thousands, and it’s not going to be the identical type of quantum that United States or the UK would supply however , the place we are able to …
We’ve been very forthright in calling on america and European companions to take away Russia’s entry to Swift, the worldwide fee system which is so vital is so vital for Russian corporations in Russian banks.
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Good morning all, it’s Matilda Boseley right here to convey you all of the information updates this morning.
After all, we’ve to begin in Queensland the place the dying toll from the flood has risen to seven after a 59-year-old Carseldine man died at Fitzgibbon, a suburb north of Brisbane, on Sunday afternoon.
Police say he was making an attempt to cross Cabbage Tree Creek on foot when he was swept away. Two witnesses raised the alarm and went to his assist however regardless of their finest efforts and people of attending paramedics he died on the scene.
Main flood warnings are in place for areas from Gympie in Queensland to Grafton in northern NSW, as the extreme rain storm strikes south over the border.
Whereas the rain has eased, Brisbane’s lord mayor, Adrian Schrinner, mentioned that flood water is ready to peak at 4m round 8am as we speak, a full meter increased than yesterday’s peak.
In the intervening time in Brisbane, we’ve round 200 to 300 folks within the evacuation centres.
When it comes to SES calls, simply yesterday, we had nearly 1,000 SES requires assist … There have been a number of lives saved already, however, tragically, nonetheless too many lives have been misplaced and that’s why we’re saying – keep away, keep indoors, keep protected.
Virtually a thousand colleges will probably be closed in 13 native authorities areas on Monday, and residents are being warned to keep away from all nonessential journey.
Transport and major roads minister Mark Bailey says there will probably be important highway closures and restricted public transport choices throughout the area.
We’ve needed to shut elements of the Gateway Motorway, Ipswich Motorway, Bruce Freeway, and dozens of main roads throughout south-east Queensland.
In some areas, together with Lismore, even homes on stilts are flooding, with residents compelled to shelter on their roofs and await rescue.
I’ll convey you extra updates all through the morning. Let’s soar into the day.
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