8 May 2019

Defence ministers and officials gather in Fiji

5:46 pm on 8 May 2019

Pacific defence ministers meet this week in Fiji.

Minister of Defence Ron Mark

New Zealand Minister of Defence Ron Mark Photo: RNZ/Rebekah Parsons-King

The meeting is a regional forum for regional defence ministers and defence chiefs to discuss security challenges and identify ways to improve cooperation.

FBC reported that defence ministers from Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, France and Chile will be there, along with observers from the United States and the United Kingdom.