Foreign Minister Winston Peters' call with Tonga’s Prime Minister Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa - Readout, 8 April 2020


Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters spoke yesterday with Tonga’s Prime Minister Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa. They discussed the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world, and the particular challenge it poses to the Pacific Islands region.

Minister Peters outlined New Zealand’s domestic approach to tackling COVID-19, as well as its package of support to Pacific Island countries to assist with pandemic preparedness.

Both discussed their countries’ respective lockdowns, and committed to ongoing cooperation on COVID-19 and more broadly on social and economic development.


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