• Australia deploys troops to island hit by anti-China riots

    10 days ago - By RT

    Canberra has sent police, soldiers and diplomatic staff to the Solomon Islands in an bid to quell violent demonstrations over the county's ties with China, with protesters recently attempting to storm the national parliament.
    Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the deployment on Thursday, saying that a detachment of some 75 federal police officers, 43 troops and at least five diplomats are heading to the islands “to provide stability and security” and help local authorities guard important infrastructure.
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