Parts of the Chinatown district in Honiara were ablaze after rioters torched buildings in the Solomon Islands capital on November 25 during anti-government protests. Photo: AFP
Parts of the Chinatown district in Honiara were ablaze after rioters torched buildings in the Solomon Islands capital on November 25 during anti-government protests. Photo: AFP

China’s foreign minister blames ‘forces with ulterior motives’ for Solomon Islands riots

  • In their first exchange since the violence erupted last month, foreign ministers from Beijing and Honiara talked up their nations’ relationship
  • Wang Yi said China would support the Solomons to restore order, rebuild and reach stable development

Topic |   Pacific nations
Parts of the Chinatown district in Honiara were ablaze after rioters torched buildings in the Solomon Islands capital on November 25 during anti-government protests. Photo: AFP
Parts of the Chinatown district in Honiara were ablaze after rioters torched buildings in the Solomon Islands capital on November 25 during anti-government protests. Photo: AFP
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