Australia-New Zealand-United States Security Treaty (ANZUS)

What is Australia-New Zealand-United States Security Treaty (ANZUS)?

Australia-New Zealand-United States Security Treaty (ANZUS) meaning

established – 1 September 1951; effective – 29 April 1952

 

aim – to implement a trilateral mutual security agreement, although the US suspended security obligations to NZ on 11 August 1986; Australia and the US continue to hold annual meetings

 

members – (3) Australia, NZ, US

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html