U.S., UK, Australia leaders: progress made in Australia getting nuclear-powered sub


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WASHINGTON - The leaders of the United States, UK and Australia said in a statement on Friday marking the one-year anniversary of the AUKUS security pact that they have made "significant progress" towards Australia acquiring a nuclear-powered submarine.

"We are steadfast in our commitment to Australia acquiring this capability at the earliest possible date," the statement said.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Rami Ayyub)

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