Kerry spoke on behalf of President Barack Obama and United States of
America citizens when he said the Anzac spirit was defined by endurance,
courage and “mateship”.
“The United States is proud of our
enduring cooperation with Australia and New Zealand in pursuit of these
common ideals,” he said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry. Photo / AP
“We will forever remember the heroic
efforts of 1915 and the brave men and women who made the ultimate
sacrifice in defence of freedom.”
Countering violent extremism,
providing disaster relief, supporting good governance in the Pacific and
promoting free trade through the Trans-Pacific Partnership were
examples of the countries working together, Mr Kerry said.