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A bitter feud has again emerged in Tonga's parliament, with two nobles raising a motion to send the prime minister overseas for a health assessment.
Lord Tu'ilakepa and Tevita Lavema'au moved that the House send 'Akilisi Pohiva for an assessment, and that a report on his health be sent back to parliament.
They also pushed for their no-confidence motion against Pohiva to be heard Thursday, Parliament's final sitting day.
The Speaker did not respond to the requests.
The opposition - which largely consists of nobles - has repeatedly tried to have Pohiva ousted, despite him voters returning him to power last year with an increased majority....
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