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Next stage in Bougainville peace process begins – PNG PM

PORT MORESBY, 12 DECEMBER 2019 (RNZ PACIFIC) — Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister James Marape has acknowledged the result of the Bougainville independence vote. In the result announced Wednesday, a 97.7 percent majority voted for independence in the autonomous Papua New Guinea region’s non-binding referendum. Marape said his government had heard the voice of Bougainvilleans. […]