Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is presented with a gift as he arrives in Port Vila. Photo: Reuters

Aiming to curb China’s influence, Australian prime minister agrees to kava imports from Pacific nations

  • Vanuatu last year signed up to China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”, just a few months after Australia promised to enhance its cybersecurity capability
  • There are still deep differences between Australia and its smaller Pacific neighbours over issues like security and climate change
Topic |   Pacific nations

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is presented with a gift as he arrives in Port Vila. Photo: Reuters
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