11 Jul 2022

Pacific Islands Forum off to a rocky start

From Morning Report, 7:22 am on 11 July 2022

The Pacific Islands Forum begins today and it's already off to a rocky start.

Kiribati - a country in Micronesia - has pulled out at the last minute - re-exposing a rift over the leadership of the Forum.

This week marks the first chance for Pacific leaders to discuss the security agreement signed by Solomon Islands and China.

Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.