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Fiji's 'look north' policy finds an open-armed Russia

Fijian soldiers on parade at Suva's Queen Elizabeth Barracks (Photo by Michael Field)

AUCKLAND   Fiji is becoming a security concern for its neighbors due to its growing ties with Russia, which has sent military advisers to teach the Fijian army how to use recently delivered combat equipment.

     While Moscow says the arms are intended to help Fijian troops in United Nations peacekeeping duties, there are fears that its assistance may herald plans for further involvement in the South Pacific.

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