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China, Solomons ink draft of controversial security pact, 31 Mar
"drawing concerns from traditional partners New Zealand, Australia and the United States"
Readout of Senior Administration Travel to Hawaii, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands
China's security deal with Solomons raises alarm in Pacific, 6 Apr
"Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. have all expressed alarm"
Statement by Australia, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States on the Establishment of the Partners in the Blue Pacific (PBP)
Australia says its navy can resume visits to Solomon Islands, 6 Sep
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong confirmed to reporters that military ships from New Zealand and Fiji would also be allowed to visit the South Pacific nation. [...]Asked if she was disappointed the U.S. wasn't also given an exemption, Wong said the Solomon Islands had indicated it was making its decisions on a case-by-case basis."They are a sovereign nation and that's a matter for them," Wong told the broadcaster. "What I would say is that the U.S. has a long history of presence in the Pacific, going back to World War II."
Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the First U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit
PIC (1971 Pacific Islands Forum): AU, NZ; Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Vanuatu
QUAD (2007 mil): US, AU, JP, IN (2021), KR* (2022)
PBP (2022 NGO): US, UK, NZ, JP, EU
IPEF (2022 NGO): US, AU, JP, IN, NZ, KR, ID*, BN*, MY*, PH*, SG*, TH*, VN*
by Cat on Fri Sep 9th, 2022 at 10:36:01 PM EST
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