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Solomon Islands,Australia

22 January 2007

Sydney Morning Herald / AAP

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has accused Australia of bullying tactics over its opposition to his plan to re-arm Solomons police. The Australian head of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has told Sogavare the mission opposes his government's push to return weapons to the force. RAMSI Special Coordinator Tim George said there was no evidence Solomon Islanders wanted guns back in their communities following years of ethnic... (

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