NEWS | Feb. 8, 2021

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Australia

The White House -- President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia to highlight the strength of the U.S.-Australia alliance, which remains an anchor of stability in the Indo-Pacific and the world. They discussed how we can work together to address global and regional challenges, including dealing with China, beating the COVID-19 pandemic, and combating climate change. They also agreed to work together, alongside other allies and partners, to hold to account those responsible for the coup in Burma. The leaders affirmed their commitment to working together to advance our shared values, global security and prosperity.