The United States congratulates Mr. Scott Morrison and the Coalition on their victory in the May 18 Australian federal election. The United States and Australia share a close and enduring partnership based on our shared values and our strong economic, cultural, and historical ties. The U.S.-Australia alliance is strong, and our cooperation is helping to create a free and open Indo-Pacific.

The United States looks forward to continuing to work together with the Coalition government on our shared vision for a peaceful and more prosperous world.

U.S. Department of State

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