Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull don’t have to be best friends, says Bishop

As Australian PM flies out for meeting with president, foreign minister says they will ‘gracious towards each other’ after argument over refugee deal

Julie Bishop says Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull don’t have to become best friends, but she expects they will find a lot in common.

The pair are due to sit down in New York on the sidelines of an event to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea – their first meeting since the infamous heated phone call over the US-Australia refugee deal earlier in the year.

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