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US Arms-Control Official Headed to Australia and Hawaii for Security Talks

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A senior US arms-control diplomat will visit Australia and the state of Hawaii over the coming week for conferences and meetings related to international and space security, the US Department of State said in a press release on Friday.

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – According to the statement, Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose will travel to Australia and Hawaii September 17-24 for meetings and to participate in events focused on international security, strategic stability, and space security.

Rose will participate in security discussions at Australian’s defense and foreign-affairs ministries, and in Hawaii he will deliver a keynote address on space situational awareness at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference.

On September 23, Rose will meet with senior leaders from the US military’s Pacific Command in Hawaii to discuss a number of strategic-security matters.

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