US ambassador Caroline Kennedy has arrived in Australia. ‘I can’t believe that I’m lucky to get a chance to serve here and live here’ – Caroline Kennedy.
The US senate confirmed Ms Kennedy, a former ambassador to Japan, in May. The author and lawyer succeeds Arthur Culvahouse, who left the position in early 2021, when former Republican President Donald Trump left office.
Her appointment comes as the US and Australia deepen cooperation in the region to counter China’s growing influence.
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