15 Sep 2016

Fiji PM says testy relationship with NZ needs work

From , 3:05 pm on 15 September 2016

The Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has hit back at comments by his New Zealand counterpart John Key in relation to the arrests of opposition politicians at the weekend.

At a business council meeting in Fiji, Fiji's trade minister also scotched talk of Fiji pulling out of the regional trade deal Pacer Plus.

Our reporter Alex Perrottet is in Fiji and he spoke with Sally Round.

The Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama meets local & international business people in Fiji at the Fiji/Australia Business council Forum while Australian dignitaries look on.

The Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama meets local & international business people in Fiji at the Fiji/Australia Business council Forum while Australian dignitaries look on. Photo: RNZI/Alex Perrottet