Place in news: Solomon Islands

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  • April 2, 2022
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Place in news: Solomon Islands

Part of: Prelims and GS II – International Relations 

Context: The Solomon Islands has signed a military deal with China and will send a proposal for a broader security agreement to its Cabinet for consideration.

  • The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to Beijing in 2019.
  • Australia has historically provided security support to the Solomon Islands.
  • Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu.
  • It is located in southwestern Pacific Ocean.
  • Its capital, Honiara, is located on the largest island, Guadalcanal.

News Source: TH

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