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Chuuk Independence vote postponed as China-U.S. Pacific contest builds

CHUUK, 28 FEBRUARY 2020 (REUTERS)—A closely watched independence vote in the Pacific state of Chuuk, part of the U.S.-aligned Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), scheduled for next month has been postponed until 2022, the island told Reuters. Chuuk’s proximity to Guam, an American territory with air force and naval bases, and strategic location in the […]