President Trump to host Aus. Prime Minister Turnbull for 75th Anniversary of Coral Sea

On May 4th, the President will speak aboard the USS INTREPID museum in New York City to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, a major World War II naval battle in which the United States joined with Australia to halt the advance of enemy forces.

That same day, at the museum, the President will also hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia.

The President looks forward to meeting the Prime Minister and to strengthening the enduring bonds, deep friendship, and close alliance between the United States and Australia.

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