NZ, Fiji agree to improve diplomatic relations
Hon Murray McCully
Minister of Foreign Affairs
agree to improve diplomatic relations
The Governments of
Fiji and New Zealand have agreed to improve diplomatic
relations following talks between their respective Foreign
Ministers last week.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully met
his Fijian counterpart, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, in Nadi on
Friday and Saturday.
A number of issues of bilateral
interest to both countries were discussed in a positive and
constructive atmosphere. The face-to-face meeting followed
ongoing communications between the two Ministers over recent
The Governments have agreed to an additional
Counsellor position being established for Fiji in
Wellington, and for New Zealand in Suva, with approval in
principle for Deputy Head of Mission appointments in each
capital to follow soon.
The two Foreign Ministers agreed
to keep in close contact and to meet as necessary in
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