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Solomon Islands

26 January 2007

Radio New Zealand International (Pacific shortwave)

There is concern being voiced in Solomon Islands about the Prime Minister's plan to re-arm local police. The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) and it's Participating Police Force (PPF) have spoken out against the Prime Minister's plans to rearm local police. This comes as a controversial plan by Manasseh Sogovare to allow firearms training in Taipei for his personal police bodyguards has been quashed by the Taiwanese government. Our correspondent... (

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