“I think that would send a very strong message of solidarity with Ukraine,” he said. “It will be the first historic visit of a prime minister of Australia to Ukraine.”
They have been freshly painted and declare Australia is “United with Ukraine,” and are part of the government’s $285 million package of military aid.
“We need to reinforce the global rights of nations to self-defence,” he said.
Mr Albanese has spoken to NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg ahead of the meeting as he prepares to welcome Asia-Pacific nations for the first time.
Japan is also pushing for a sideline meeting with Australia, New Zealand and South Korea to discuss regional security concerns amid China’s expanding influence and aggression, according to local media reports.