MSG sum­mit in Van­u­atu put off

Fiji Sun - - World -

Port Vila: Next week’s planned sum­mit of the Me­lane­sian Spear­head Group in Van­u­atu has been post­poned to De­cem­ber. The MSG Sec­re­tariat has con­firmed this to 96 Buzz FM news with­out giv­ing a rea­son. This comes as the MSG grap­ples with a mem­ber­ship bid of the United Lib­er­a­tion Move­ment for West Pa­pua which is op­posed by In­done­sia. The Move­ment is an MSG ob­server while In­done­sia is an as­so­ciate mem­ber. In Port Vila, the Van­u­atu West Pa­pua As­so­ci­a­tion hosted the Wan­tok Sum­mit this week, bring­ing to­gether Free West Pa­pua Civil So­ci­ety Or­gan­i­sa­tion sup­port groups within Me­lane­sia.

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