Solomon Islands PM Sogavare survives no-confidence vote after riots

Dec 6, 2021 | INVESTING

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare survived a motion of no-confidence on Monday in parliament following anti-government riots that saw dozens of buildings burnt down and shops looted in the Pacific island’s capital a little over a week ago.Sogavare told lawmakers in a fiery 90-minute speech on Monday that he’d done nothing wrong and would not bow down to “the forces of evil” or to “Taiwan’s agents.”At one point he picked up his chair and banged it on the parliament floor to…

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