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Fiji, NZ, Australia discuss 2014 polls

By MAIKA  BOLATIKI Fiji, Australia and New Zealand continued their trilateral discussions in New York. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and his counterparts from
30 Sep 2012 08:54

By MAIKA  BOLATIKI

Fiji, Australia and New Zealand continued their trilateral discussions in New York.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and his counterparts from New Zealand, Murray McCully and Australia, Bob Carr discussed implementation of the outcomes from their meeting in Sydney on July 30, 2012, including progress towards the exchange of High Commissioners.
In a release after trilateral discussion it confirmed that they also discussed the progress being made in the electronic voter registration.
On the work of the Constitutional Commission, they discussed the possibility of a further visit by the Pacific Islands Forum Ministerial Contact Group in November.
They also discussed the more flexible implementation of sanctions on a case-by-case basis by Australia and New Zealand, as agreed at the last trilateral meeting.
During the discussion they also touched on the early departure of the ILO mission to Fiji last week and the importance of an early return of the mission to Fiji.
Senator Carr, Minister McCully and Ratu Inoke reaffirmed their intention to continue to consult closely on progress towards elections in Fiji in 2014 and to work together to support Fiji’s return to democracy.




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