15 Dec 2014

US in talks with Fiji military

3:34 pm on 15 December 2014

FBC News reports that the Deputy Commanding General US Army in the Pacific, Major General James Pasquarette is in Fiji on an official visit.

Major General Pasquarette has paid a courtesy call on the army commander Brigadier General, Mosese Tikoitoga.

He is in Fiji for three days to meet with the Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, and senior military officials.

FBC News says discussions will focus on exchange of information, strengthening communication between Fiji and the US and future training opportunities.

Since the Fiji election in September, Fiji has received visits of military delegations from among others France and Australia.

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