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Solomons vetoes China ‘lease’ on Pacific isle

The prime minister of the Solomon Islands said on Friday that a Chinese company’s attempt to lease an entire island in the Pacific archipelago was unlawful and would not be allowed to go ahead. The deal between the Solomons’ Central Province and the state-owned China Sam Group was “unlawful, unenforceable and must be terminated with immediate effect”, Prime […]