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  • Australia's Defence Minister David Johnston and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop meet Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) at Admiralty House in Sydney on Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Dan Himbrechts, Pool)

    2+2 Summit Boosts U.S.-Australia Alliance

    Aug. 13 - Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met Australia's Defence Minister David Johnston and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at their annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) at Admiralty House in Sydney.

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  • Secretary of State John Kerry with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Burma on August 10. (AP Photo)

    Leaders Meet at ASEAN Forum in Burma

    Aug. 11 - Secretary of State John Kerry met with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Burma on August 10. (Background)

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  • Student Visa Day at the Embassy!

    Student Visa Day at the Embassy!

    Aug. 6 - Over 60 students attended a special visa event on Aug. 1, highlighting the growing importance of studying abroad. These students all successfully applied for visas to study in the U.S. and then met with Ambassador Kennedy and Tom, the Embassy's beloved character representative.

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  • Ambassador Kennedy Helps Launch Boeing 787 Flights

    Ambassador Kennedy Helps Launch Boeing 787 Flights

    Aug. 6 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy celebrated the inaugural flight of the world's first commercial Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, a cooperative effort between Japanese and U.S. businesses. Afterwards, a group of Japanese and American students took a flight around Mount Fuji.

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  • Religious Freedom Report Released for 2013

    Religious Freedom Report Released for 2013

    July 29 - Secretary of State John Kerry announced the latest Religious Freedom Report calling it "a demonstration of the abiding commitment of the American people and the entire U.S. Government to the advancement of freedom of religion worldwide." [Japan Section]

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  • Secretary Kerry Condemns ISIL

    Aug. 21 - Secretary of State John Kerry spoke out against militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who claim to have killed journalist James Foley. Kerry said, "ISIL is the face of that evil, a threat to people who want to live in peace."

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