Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

January 26, 2017

Today, Vice President Mike Pence spoke with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.  Foreign Minister Bishop congratulated the Vice President on the inauguration.  The Vice President thanked Foreign Minister Bishop for Australia’s steadfast partnership and contributions around the globe.  The two reaffirmed the importance of continuing to strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance to maintain peace and security in the region.