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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 14, 2003
Statement by the Press Secretary
Visit of Prime Minister John Howard of Australia to Crawford
President and Mrs. Bush will welcome Prime Minister John Howard of Australia and Mrs. Howard to their ranch at Crawford, Texas on May 2-3, 2003. Australia has stood as a strong ally and close friend on the major security challenges we face today. The President looks forward to extensive discussions with Prime Minister Howard about rebuilding a liberated Iraq, ensuring the elimination of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, expanding global trade, and advancing peace and stability in the Asia Pacific region.
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