International News from World: President Donald Trump welcomed Australian PM Scott Morrison on a week-long tour to the United States that involves a White House state dinner.
The two met at the White House where a army band and a 19-gun salute welcomed Mr Morrison. Politically, the two are near and have lavished each other’s praise. After France’s Emmanuel Macron, Mr Morrison is only the second world leader to be given a state dinner by President Trump.
Mr Morrison and Mr Trump both announced their two countries ‘ decades-long partnership as the Australian PM arrived at the White House.