Kevin Rudd congratulates President Nasheed

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has commended President Nasheed on his efforts at the recent Copenhagen summit.

Speaking to TVM, Rudd said Nasheed “did a good job” in representing small island nations. He also referred to Nasheed’s statement climate change was not only a Maldivian problem, and that it would affect the whole world.

Australia is a key partner in the development of the Maldives and Rudd promised his country’s help in assisting the Maldives to deal with climate change.