Geo-Politics in Solomon Islands – SIBC| Voice of the Nation

 Geo-Politics in Solomon Islands – SIBC| Voice of the Nation

As the country’s fight against the covid-19 pandemic takes center stage domestically and globally, the battle for influence and power in the Pacific region between the United States, its allies, and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is slowly intensifying as China begins to put assertive pressure in the region. 

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and PRC Ambassador to Solomon Islands H.E Li Ming| Photo Supplied GCU

This has been seen as an unavoidable geo-politics competition for power in the 21st century where Solomon Islands’ domestic politics has been dragged into the competition.   

Chairperson of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee and Member of Parliament for East Are’are constituency Honorable Peter Kenilorea Jr said

“geopolitics is definitely at play you cannot deny that, if you deny that then one cannot even claim ignorance, this is pretty much clear.”    

Hon. Kenilorea made the statement in…

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