U.S. says it has agreed Pacific Islands partnership, offering 'big dollar' aid
The United States said at a summit with Pacific island leaders on Wednesday that it had agreed on a partnership for the future with them and held out the prospect of "big dollar" help to a region where it hopes to stem China's expanding influence.
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US suggests all Pacific leaders set to join historic partnership declaration – including Solomon Islands
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Pacific Island nations have agreed to a "new partnership" with the United States on day one of the leaders' summit and suggests all 12 countries are onboard to sign a historic US-Pacific declaration.
US says it has agreed Pacific Islands partnership, offering 'big dollar' aid
WASHINGTON: The United States began a first-of-its-kind summit with Pacific island leaders on Wednesday (Sep 28), saying they had agreed a partnership for the future and holding out the prospect of "big dollar" help to a region where it hopes to stem China’s expanding influence. Leaders from 12 Pacific i