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Morrison and Biden speak about COVID-19 and emissions in first call – Sydney Morning Herald

The PM and US President-elect also discussed the US-Australia alliance and defence ties.



The pair also spoke about the environmental challenges Australia and the US could work on together, “particularly in the areas of emissions-reducing technologies”.
Mr Biden will commit the US to a target of net zero emissions by 2050, but Australia has not agreed to hit that mark over the next three decades.
Mr Morrison invited Mr Biden to visit Australia next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the ANZUS relationship, which he said had remained strong through many presidents and prime ministers.

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