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Secretary Blinken: Celebrating 70 Years of the ANZUS Treaty

Today marks 70 years since the signing of the ANZUS Treaty, a keystone of our relationship with Australia and an enduring force for stability in the wider region. As we celebrate this significant milestone, we recognize the continuing importance of the U.S.-Australia Alliance and reaffirm our commitment to advance our shared values, democratic traditions and ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens – Consulate Sydney Relocation

Location: The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), New South Wales (NSW), Queensland (QLD) Event: Services provided by the U.S. Consulate General in Sydney continue to be disrupted by the ongoing lockdown orders in NSW.  In compliance with current guidelines, the U.S. Consulate General Sydney is providing only emergency services to U.S. citizens at this time.  Routine services, ...
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A Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

AUGUST 27, 2021 From whitehouse.gov.  As a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021, in Kabul, Afghanistan, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the ...
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