Solomon Islands police confident of violence-free vote

Solomon Islands Police Commissioner Matthew Varley. Picture: SOLOMON STAR

HONIARA, 02 APRIL 2019 (REUTERS) – The Solomon Islands on Wednesday holds its first election since a major peacekeeping mission to the Pacific nation ended in 2017, with police confident the vote will be violence-free. The country of 660,000 was wracked by ethnic tensions when the Australian-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) intervention […]

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