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MSG LEADERS DEFERRED TALKS ON WEST PAPUA’s MSG APPLICATION

MSG logo. Photo credit: SIBC.

MSG logo. Photo credit: SIBC.

Melanesian Spearhead Group Leaders have ‘deferred’ deliberations on the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s application for full membership, a decision attributed to legal wording issues.

MSG Chair, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare announced late this evening.

Mr. Sogavare says a special committee will be tasked to tackle the legal hiccup before MSG re-look into the application.

He explains a special MSG summit will be held in September to reconsider ULMWP’s application to be a full MSG member.

The closed-door meeting at the Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara went on till late this evening.

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