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Transcript 5571

VISIT TO AUSTRALIA BY US CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION

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Fraser, Malcolm

Period of Service: 11/11/1975 to 11/03/1983

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Release Date: 16/04/1981

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 5571

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IEDIA* THURSDAY, 16 APRIL 1981
VISIT TO AUSTRALIA BY U. S. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION
The Prime Minister met today a visiting delegation from the
Congress of the United States. The delegation led by
Speaker " Tip" O'Neill, and including representatives of
both Parties, is the most senior and influential Congressional
delegation to have visited Australia. The delegation's
membership list is attached.
During 45 minutes of discussion between the Prime Minister
and members of the delegation matters of mutual interest
were discussed, including Australia/ US relations and aspects
of the broader international scene.
In extending a warm welcome to the Congressional delegation
the Prime Minister re-affirmed the value of such high-level
exchanges between the US and Australia who are both close
allies and close friends.

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