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Chargé d’Affaires Carouso Speech – Avalon International Airshow Media Event

Avalon International Airshow – February 26, 2019  Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining me here today.  The 2019 Avalon Airshow is a monumental one for the United States, as it features over 100 U.S.-based firms and their locally-established subsidiaries.  This is the largest ever U.S. exhibitor contingent at Avalon, and the impressive number of ...
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The skilled young Australians building the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Avalon, Australia – U.S. Acting Ambassador James Carouso will join with Australia’s Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, at the Avalon International Airshow today week to celebrate local Australian businesses contributing to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Using an Australian F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet as a backdrop, Acting Ambassador Carouso and ...
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#VPinAsia : Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

November 18, 2018 One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the region and highlighted expanded cooperation with our partners. ...
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The Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership

November 17, 2018 Papua New Guinea has invited Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United States to work together to support its enhanced connectivity and the goal of connecting 70% of its population to electricity by 2030. Currently only about 13% of Papua New Guinea’s population have reliable access to electricity. Access to electricity is ...
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