The EU and Solomon Islands Step Up Cooperation
Quoting Solomon Times on Line – 8 October 2019
“The European Union (EU) and Solomon Islands have agreed on a number of steps to further strengthen their bilateral relationship, including in the common fight against climate change.
“This is the main outcome of the seventh High Level Political Dialogue, conducted yesterday in Honiara, Solomon Islands under the co-chairmanship of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, MFAET, Trade Commissioner Ambassador Joseph Ma’ahanua and EEAS Deputy Secretary-General, Jean-Christophe Belliard.
“In his opening address, Mr Belliard stressed the role partners such as Solomon Islands in the fight against climate change. He described it as a shared challenge to which the EU and its Member States had clearly committed themselves, alongside international partners.
''The EU has a long standing relation and friendship with Solomon Islands and its people, based on a legacy of common values, cooperation, and constructive economic and trade relations. Today's high-level meeting allowed both sides to discuss a wide range of issues of mutual interest and agreed to work closely together for the benefit of both sides" said Belliard.”
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