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Vanuatu Council of Ministers approves repatriation of people from Ambae back to their island
By Online Editor
8:26 pm GMT+12, 19/10/2017, Vanuatu
According to the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Hilaire Bule, the PM will be accompanied by a high level delegation consisting of President Moses Obed, the Minister of climate Change, Ham Lini, Minister of Internal Affairs Alfred Maoh, MPs from Ambae, President of the Penama Provincial Government…
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