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PNG plays down asylum protests (PNG Industry News)

10 February 20140 comments

PAPUA New Guinean Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Rimbink Pato has downplayed issues with asylum seeker arrangements and protests following a visit from Australian counterpart Julie Bishop.

In a press conference following Bishop’s first official visit as Australian foreign minister, Pato said he was “happy to see all of the arrangements put in place are working” despite “very minor issues”.

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