19 Jun 2015

ULMWP says it represents best interests of West Papuans

3:01 pm on 19 June 2015

The United Liberation Movement of West Papua says it has a mandate to represent the best interests of the Melanesians in West Papua.

The group is representing the West Papuan bid for full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, which holds its bi-annual leaders summit next week in Honiara.

The ULMWP says last year's MSG summit had urged West Papuans to forge a legitimate leadership and it says it has done that.

It says next week's summit is a test of the purpose and resolve of MSG members towards forging a just, solid and lasting solidarity between the Melanesian people.

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