Australia swears in new Labor PM ahead of Quad meeting

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By Renju Jose SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese will be sworn in as the country’s new prime minister on Monday as he promised a “journey of change” vowing to tackle climate change and rising living costs. Along with Albanese, deputy Labor leader Richard Marles and three key ministers in waiting – Penny Wong in foreign affairs, Jim Chalmers as treasurer and Katy Gallagher in finance – will be sworn in at a ceremony in the national capital, Canberra. Albanese and Wong then head to Japan later on Monday to attend a key meeting of the “Quad” security grouping in To…

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