17 Feb 2016

McCully calls for stronger defence ties with Fiji

8:27 pm on 17 February 2016

New Zealand wants to strengthen bi-lateral defence ties with Fiji, New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says.

Fiji media reported Mr McCully, who is in Fiji for talks with various government ministers, as saying New Zealand was keen to make progress on defence co-operation.

FBC News said Mr McCully spoke of the opportunity for the countries' militaries to work together during disaster relief operations.