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TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Kennedy and Deputy Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Rick Duke at an Event on Climate Action in the Indo-Pacific

August 25, 2022 Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs Australia National University As delivered Ambassador Kennedy:  Thank you so much. Thank you all. It is such a great honor to represent the United States of America here in Australia, and I can’t think of any place more important — I had a wonderful time in ...
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TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Caroline Kennedy’s Remarks at the Solomon Scouts and Coastwatchers Memorial

August 7, 2022 – Honiara, Solomon Islands AMBASSADOR KENNEDY: Good morning. Mr. Veke, Ministers of the Crown, Ambassadors, distinguished guests, our hosts from the Solomon Islands, Sir Bruce Saunders, and those who work on this memorial. Mr. Kenilorea, thank you for those moving remarks and for your own family’s distinguished public service. Minister Conroy, Vice ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Perth

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia Event: Protest in Perth CBD August 6, 2022 Groups will protest the extradition of journalist Julian Assange to the United States and nuclear weapons used at Hiroshima at Forest Chase Square beginning around 11 a.m. followed by a march to the U.S. Consulate in Perth on St. Georges Terrace. Other demonstration ...
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Worldwide Caution

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Ambassador Caroline Kennedy’s Meeting with Australian Coastwatchers at the Australian War Memorial

July 28, 2022 – For immediate release Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and General Mark Milley, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with two Australian veteran Coastwatchers and their family members at the Australian War Memorial yesterday.  The Ambassador reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Australia alliance and expressed her gratitude for the service and ...
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