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New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister To Attend Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting In Fiji

In a statement released by the New Zealand government earlier today stated, the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting is an important opportunity to consider key regional issues and deepen partnerships within our Pacific family.
24 Jul 2019 15:42
New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister To Attend Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting In Fiji
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and his delegates attending a press conference at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva.

New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters will be traveling to Fiji this week to attend the Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.

In a statement released by the New Zealand government earlier today stated, the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting is an important opportunity to consider key regional issues and deepen partnerships within our Pacific family, ahead of the Pacific Island Forum Leaders’ Meeting in Tuvalu in August.

“Key priorities for the meeting will include strengthening Pacific regionalism, responding to climate change, advancing the Boe Declaration on regional security, fisheries and oceans issues, and the Forum’s approach to collective international engagement.

“The Government is committed to advancing security, well-being, prosperity and resilience in our Pacific neighbourhood” Mr Peters said.

While in Fiji, Minister Peters is expected to engage with a range of regional counterparts.

Mr Peters  will depart Fiji on the 27th of July.

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