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RAMSI head rejects reports of Solomons unease over military pull back

RAMSI head rejects reports of Solomons unease over military pull back

Updated 10 December 2012, 9:56 AEST

The Solomon Islands will soon be ready to manage it's own security affairs - or, at least, more or less.

That's the message from the head of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, Nicholas Coppel.

RAMSI has been operating in the Solomon's for nine years, with the military assistance side of things in due to wrap up in the second half of next year.

But while the soldiers may be leaving, assistance to the police force is due to carry on at least another four years.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Nicholas Coppel, Special Coordinator, RAMSI, Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands

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