Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare meets Chinese leaders in Beijing this month. Photo: ReutersSolomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare meets Chinese leaders in Beijing this month. Photo: Reuters
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare meets Chinese leaders in Beijing this month. Photo: Reuters

Solomon Islands government says China’s island lease is unlawful

  • Deal between province and China Sam Enterprise Group made public soon after the Pacific nation switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to Beijing
  • It purportedly gives the Chinese conglomerate rights to build infrastructure on several islands
Topic |   US-China relations
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare meets Chinese leaders in Beijing this month. Photo: ReutersSolomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare meets Chinese leaders in Beijing this month. Photo: Reuters
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare meets Chinese leaders in Beijing this month. Photo: Reuters
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