Bougainville govt to push for all to vote ‘independence’

Bougainville government president John Momis, left, and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill sign the agreement on the question for next year's independence referendum. Photo: Joseph Nobetau

BUKA, 17 OCTOBER 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – The President of Bougainville, John Momis, says the people of the Autonomous region will be encouraged to vote for independence in next year’s referendum. Last week Bougainville and Papua New Guinea agreed the referendum question: whether they want greater autonomy or full independence from PNG. Momis said his […]

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