Nauru blasts ‘insolent’ China for speaking out of turn at meeting

President Baron Divavesi Waqa of Nauru speaks during a high-level meeting on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants at the United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – China’s envoy to the Pacific Islands Forum was “very insolent” and a “bully” for speaking out of turn during a leaders’ meeting, the president of host-nation Nauru said, after an angry exchange made for a tense start to the annual gathering. Nauru is hosting leaders of 18 Pacific nations, plus delegations from […]

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