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PNG's PM warns of risk in deciding on Bougainville too soon
By Online Editor
7:22 pm GMT+12, 24/02/2020, New Zealand
Earlier, PNG's Minister for Bougainville Affairs Sir Puka Temu said that if the consultations determined that independence was the right path for the currently autonomous PNG region, parliamentarians would have to agree and build the constitutional provisions for independence. But he, Marape and…
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