Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Manasseh Sogavare. Photo: AP
Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Manasseh Sogavare. Photo: AP

Solomon Islands refuses to allow US Coast Guard ship to make routine port call

  • The Solomons government ‘did not respond to the US government’s request for diplomatic clearance for the vessel to refuel and provision’, the coastguard said
  • The Solomon Islands recently signed a secretive security pact with Beijing and has threatened to ban or deport foreign journalists for ‘disrespectful’ coverage

Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Manasseh Sogavare. Photo: AP
Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Manasseh Sogavare. Photo: AP
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