Prime minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai said Vanuatu’s position on West Papua remained unchanged and will not change.
Mr Salwai made the comment this morning we he received a high level delegation of West Papua.
He said that Vanuatu will continue to raise the issue of West Papua like Kanaky and French Polynesia in regional and international level.
Mr Salwai said government and people of Vanuatu are behind West Papua to address the issue of human rights violation and the independence of the melanesian people of West Papua.
He also said that he is happy with the progress so far on international campaign of West Papua. Mr Salwai took the occasion to wish a merry Christmas and prosperous New Year 2017. He said that it is his wish that they will more progress on West Papua issue next year.