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Scoop Audio: PNG PM Somare Talks West Papua

Published: Mon 31 Oct 2005 05:01 PM
Scoop Foreign Correspondent:
A Post Forum Standup Interview With PNG Prime Minister and Pacific Island Forum Chair Sir Michael Somare
Interview & Report By Scoop Co-Editor Alastair Thompson on Assignment in Papua New Guinea and the Solomons – Images By Jason Dorday
Rt Hon Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
Listen to the post forum standup interview with Rt Hon Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (3.5 mins)
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Immediately following the Pacific Island Forum plenary last Thursday Scoop caught up briefly with the Rt Hon Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, Prime Minister of PNG, and also Chair of the Forum, to ask him a few brief questions.
Asked about the West Papuan protestors, who were at that stage holding a rally a few hundred yards from the forum venue, Mr Somare said he would be taking up the issue of West Papua directly with the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono when he visits Papua New Guinea in December.
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