Image: David_Peterson from Pixabay

Image: David_Peterson from Pixabay

Solomons: Putting a draft security deal with China in local context

25th March 2022

by Derek Futaiasi

The revelation in the past 24 hours about a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Honiara and Beijing regarding security related issues has sparked international headlines and worried response from Canberra. Australia’s Defence Minister Peter Dutton has said “we would be concerned clearly about any military base being established” less than 2,000 kilometres off the Australian coast.

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