20 Apr 2022

China seals the deal with Solomon Islands

From Midday Report, 12:16 pm on 20 April 2022

Solomon Islands has signed a controversial security agreement with China, despite major resistance from local political figures, as well as from Australia and New Zealand.

There were no details released regarding whether China was allowed military access

And this followed major concerns which were voiced when the potential deal was revealed.

RNZ Pacific reporter Koroi Hawkins spoke to Māni Dunlop about the latest.