Tongan Foreign Minister Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, who is on a 10-day tour of Pacific island countries. Photo: Xinhua
Tongan Foreign Minister Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, who is on a 10-day tour of Pacific island countries. Photo: Xinhua
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Wang Yi says China has no geopolitical intentions in Pacific islands relations

  • The Chinese foreign minister denies Beijing is trying to deepen military engagement while in Tonga during marathon tour
  • ‘Some people’ have tried to discredit China’s engagement in the region, he says in apparent reference to US and Australia

Tongan Foreign Minister Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, who is on a 10-day tour of Pacific island countries. Photo: Xinhua
Tongan Foreign Minister Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, who is on a 10-day tour of Pacific island countries. Photo: Xinhua
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