SOLOMON ISLANDS, PALAU FORGE DIPLOMATIC TIES

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Palau becomes 52nd state with ties to Solomons

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (Solomon Star, September 30, 2009) – Solomon Islands has formally established diplomatic ties with the northern Pacific nation of Palau.

This was done last Friday in New York.

The country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Collin Beck joined with Government Ministers, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister to sign the relations with Palauan Ambassador to United Nations.

The ceremony was witnessed by Deputy Prime Minister Fred Fono and Minister for Foreign Affairs, William Haomae.

Palau was represented by its President, Johnson Toribiong.

Palau has become 52nd state our country has entered into formal relations with.

In a statement Mr. Beck said Solomon Islands will continue to reach out to international community and will continue to formalise relations with other members of the United Nations family.

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