President Panuelo Appeals to Prime Minister Sogavare to Respectfully Reject & Give
Deepest Consideration to Longer-range Consequences from Solomon Islands’ Proposed
Security Agreement with the People’s Republic of China

PALIKIR, Pohnpei—On March 30th, 2022, His Excellency David W. Panuelo—President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)—wrote to the Honorable Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, regarding the latter’s proposed security agreement with the People’s Republic of China. It is the view of the FSM National Government that such...