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Latest news: Solomon Islands

Scott Morrison defends role in Pacific amid China deal

Sending the Pacific minister instead of the foreign minister to the Solomon Islands amid security negotiations with China was the right course of action, the prime minister maintains. 

US to visit Solomons on China security pact concern

White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell and the US State Department's top official for Asia will travel this week to the Solomon Islands amid concerns that the Pacific country is making a security pact with China.

Pacific Minister Zed Seselja deployed to Solomons despite election

Australia's Pacific Minister Zed Seselja has flown to Honiara to strengthen Australia's relationship with Solomon Islands after a leaked Chinese request to import arms was made public.