Information sharing agreement signed between US and Australia

The Australian and United States governments signed and information-sharing agreement on Wednesday to improve each countries ability to confirm identities of foreign travelers. The agreement for sharing visa and immigration information comes as Australia tightens its border security to prevent.

US and AustraliaAustralian jihadists from joining Islamic state of in Iraq and Syria. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, “Australia values highly the information exchanges with the United States and our International partners and recognizes the potential of the agreement to better protect citizens of both countries”. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison stated “ Increased information in accordance with the countries’ respective privacy and legislative provisions, increasing volumes and response times and facilitating timely immigration-related decisions. Australian and United States will request United Nations member countries next month to cooperate in preventing militants from traveling to Iraq and Syria to fight.

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