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The Pacific flirts with China at its own risk

3 June 2022

1:00 PM

3 June 2022

1:00 PM

Forewarned is forearmed… As China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, visits the nations of the Pacific, the rest of the world looks on in hope, or rather, disbelief at the sheer cheek of China’s forward behaviour.

Fortunately, the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, David Panuelo, has brought to attention the limitations of the five-year plan that Yi proposes as part of the China-Pacific Island Countries Common Development Vision, which roughly translates to ‘China’s attempted invasion of the Pacific’.

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