23 May 2022

Solomon Islands and China expected to formally sign security pact this week

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 23 May 2022

The Solomon Islands government is expecting official confirmation the Chinese foreign minister Wang Li will visit the Pacific Island this week, to formally sign a controversial security pact.

It comes as the leaders of QUAD countries - the USA, Japan, Australia and India - prepare to meet.

Geoffrey Miller, an international analyst with the Democracy Project, spoke to Māni Dunlop.