Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 15, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will meet with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister David Johnston on November 20 when they co-host the 2013 Australia-U.S. Ministerial (AUSMIN) consultations at the Department of State.

The meetings provide an opportunity to discuss ways in which the two countries can expand and deepen Alliance cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region and issues affecting global security.

PRN: 2013/1430