“Inappropriate timing” for Solomon Islands and Australia's election cost support offer
[Sydney 6th Reuters] - The Solomon Islands government said on the 6th that Australia offered financial support for the next election, and an election postponement bill has already been submitted to parliament, and Australia's He pointed out that the offer was inappropriate timing. The Solomon Islands signed a security agreement with China in April. The United States, Australia, and New Zealand are wary of China's growing influence in the South P…
Solomon Islands refuses Australia’s offer to help fund election as ‘foreign interference’
Manasseh Sogavare calls Australia’s offer ‘an assault on our parliamentary democracy’ after saying his country had to delay elections because of costFollow the day’s news, liveGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastThe prime minister of Solomon Islands has criticised Australia’s offer to help fund an upcoming election, labelling it “foreign interference”.Manasseh Sogavare labelled the move “an assault on our parliamen…
Solomon Islands says Australia's offer to fund election is an 'an assault on our parliamentary democracy'
The Solomon Islands government slams an Australian offer to fund national elections next year, calling it an "assault" on its democracy and an attempt at foreign interference.
Solomon Islands says Australian election offer is 'interference'
SYDNEY: The Solomon Islands government has accused Australia of "interference", after an offer to fund its next election was made as parliament considered a Bill to change the constitution to delay the vote. The Solomon Islands' relationship with Australia has been strained since it struck a security pact