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New Zealand Eyes Maritime Security Pact With Solomon Islands

New Zealand Defence Minister Peeni Henare

New Zealand Defence Minister Peeni Henare

Photographer: Robert Kitchin/Pool/Getty Images

New Zealand has held initial talks with the Solomon Islands about increasing collaboration over maritime security, Newsroom reported, citing Defence Minister Peeni Henare.

The two countries had agreed on “a small work plan” for increased collaboration in the maritime security space, Henare told the news website. He declined to provide further details, Newsroom said.