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Joint Statement on Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2021

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Australia on the occasion of the 31st Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2021. Begin Text: Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs and ...
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Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS

WHITE HOUSE BRIEFING ROOM SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 As leaders of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, guided by our enduring ideals and shared commitment to the international rules-based order, we resolve to deepen diplomatic, security, and defense cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, including by working with partners, to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. As part ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Payne

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne today in Washington, D.C. The Secretary and Foreign Minister focused on the enduring nature of the U.S.-Australia Alliance and discussed cooperation on increasing peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region. ...
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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 scheduled in the Central Business District (CBD) of Melbourne for Saturday, September 18, 2021. The protest is expected to begin at approximately 12:00 p.m., and progress from Flagstaff Gardens to Spring Street. The protest is reportedly in opposition to the ...
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#USwithAUS: How democracies can fight back against online disinformation

ZOOM WEBINAR: Join us for a virtual discussion on how malign state-sponsored actors manipulate online audiences to spread social media disinformation and threaten the stability of democracies. Join  Associate Professor Darren Linvill  of Clemson University and U.S. Embassy Canberra’s Public Engagement Attaché, Samantha Juster, as they discuss how misinformation and disinformation are wielded to misinform and manipulate influential audiences ...
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