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Possible Venue For Solomons Peace Talks

Australian Defence Public Affairs and Corporate Communication

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PACC 132/00 Wednesday, 14Jun00

MANOORA BEING SHIFTED FOR POSSIBLE USE AS VENUE FOR SOLOMONS PEACE TALKS

The RAN ship, HMAS MANOORA, is being sailed closer to Honiara to provide a possible venue for peace discussions between eminent Solomon Islanders.

The ship is moving from its current position outside Solomon Islands territorial waters to a position about two hours sailing time from the capital, Honiara.

MANOORA is to be available for peace discussions between Solomon Islanders or a possible meeting of the Solomon Islands Parliament.

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