Fiji defers candidacy for UN Human Rights Council

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Fiji is putting off its run for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.

In October the government said it planned to seek a seat on the council during the 2018 to 2020 term.

In a speech today however the Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Fiji was a small country and its foreign policy resources needed to be focused on climate change and its presidency of COP23.

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Source: Radio NZ

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