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Joint Statement on Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2022

The Governments of the United States of America and Australia released the following statement on the occasion of the 32nd annual Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN). Begin Text: Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for ...
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AUKUS Delegation Visits U.S. Submarine Manufacturing Facility

December 7, 2022 Delegations from Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States visited General Dynamics Electric Boat’s submarine construction facilities on Monday, December 5. One of the two private shipyards in the U.S. that builds nuclear-powered submarines, Electric Boat provides the capability to design, construct, maintain, and modernize nuclear-powered submarines for the United States. ...
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U.S. Submariners Lend a Hand at WA Wildlife Center

December 2, 2022 United States Navy submariners have swapped sea for land this morning to volunteer at a Perth wildlife hospital. Thirteen crew members from USS Mississippi performed a range of tasks at WA Wildlife in Bibra Lake, including maintaining emu and swan habitats, planting grass in wombat enclosures and general maintenance. Consul General Siriana ...
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U.S. Submarine Docks at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia

A United States Navy submarine and its 135-person crew has arrived in Perth, Western Australia for a joint interoperability training exercise with the Royal Australian Navy. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi arrived at HMAS Stirling Naval Base near Rockingham following routine operations in the Indo-Pacific region. U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy said the USS Mississippi’s visit ...
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REMARKS: Ambassador Kennedy’s Opening Remarks for the Climate Council Webinar 

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy  November 16, 2022  U.S. Embassy Canberra, Australia   Thank you so much. Thank you, everyone, for tuning in. This event couldn’t be happening at a more significant moment, given that over these two weeks leaders from 90 countries and as many as 35,000 delegates are gathered at COP27.   I, too, would like to ...
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