“The geostrategic importance of the Pacific is recognised by everyone”, said European Union ambassador. Photo: Shutterstock
“The geostrategic importance of the Pacific is recognised by everyone”, said European Union ambassador. Photo: Shutterstock

European Union pushes to increase economic, security ties in Pacific

  • Bloc’s ambassador Sujiro Seam said the EU had long been a development partner in the Pacific and wants to be an economic and strategic partner
  • The EU’s push comes as major powers are vying for influence in the region after China signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands this year

“The geostrategic importance of the Pacific is recognised by everyone”, said European Union ambassador. Photo: Shutterstock
“The geostrategic importance of the Pacific is recognised by everyone”, said European Union ambassador. Photo: Shutterstock
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