14 March 2017

News Story: National security on agenda for Aussie Attorney-General on U.S. visit

CANBERRA, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Australia's Attorney-General George Brandis will discuss key aspects of national security cooperation when he meets with counterparts in the United States this week.

In a media release detailing his upcoming trip, Brandis said he would meet with a "range of key U.S. officials" to both strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two nations and discuss varied aspects of national security including counter-terrorism.

"This visit will provide our nations with an opportunity to strengthen our strong and trusted partnership and collaborate on a range of national security, counter-terrorism, CVE, cyber security and intelligence issues, Brandis said on Monday

"I will be working to further advance our cooperation in responding to regional and global threats and challenges, including the U.S.-led coalition to counter (Islamic State)."

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