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China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

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China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement. It covers everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a bid by Beijing to wrest control of the region. China wants to train Pacific police officers, team up on security and expand law enforcement cooperation. China also wants to jointly develop a marine plan for fisheries.
1 month ago·Beijing, China

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Times of India

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Reuters

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The Guardian

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1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a game-changing bid by China to wrest control of the region

1 month ago·United States
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Associated Press News

China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a “game-changing” bid by Beijing to wrest control of the region.

1 month ago·United States
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NZ Herald

China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

The sweeping agreement covers everything from security to fisheries.

1 month ago·Auckland, New Zealand
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