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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Payne

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne in Brussels. The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed joint efforts to hold the Russian Federation accountable for its unprovoked and unjust war against Ukraine as well as mutual efforts to provide security assistance to Ukraine.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister ...
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AUKUS Leaders’ Level Statement

Today, the leaders of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) partnership – Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom, and President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. of the United States – assessed progress under AUKUS. We reaffirmed our commitment to AUKUS and to a free and open Indo-Pacific. In light of Russia’s unprovoked, unjustified, and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Location: Melbourne, Victoria Event:  The U.S. Consulate General has received reports of a planned protest in Melbourne for Thursday, March 31, 2022, beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m. along St Kilda Road from Government House to The Alfred Hospital. The protest is reportedly concerning medical segregation in the health system and is unlikely to attract large ...
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United States Space Force Lands In Exmouth, WA

Media Release: United States Consulate General Perth – March 25, 2022 The head of the United States Space Force (USSF) has visited the Western Australian town of Exmouth to see U.S.-Australia space cooperation firsthand. Chief of Space Operations General John W. “Jay” Raymond toured Learmonth Solar Observatory on Thursday, a facility jointly operated by the Australian ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Mission to Australia – Japanese Encephalitis

Health Alert – U.S. Mission to Australia (23 March 2022) Location: Rural areas of New South Wales, southern Queensland, southeastern South Australia, and northern Victoria.   Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Japanese Encephalitis Actions to Take: Travelers to Australia can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites . Vaccination for ...
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