Fiji, Tonga to settle Minerva Reef claim


FIJI is ready to hold talks with Tonga on the saga surrounding the ownership of Minerva Reef.

While Fiji claims the reefs belong to Fiji, Tonga has filed a counter claim for the reef.

Deputy permanent secretary for Foreign Affairs, Sila Balawa said Fiji had always viewed Minerva Reef as part of Fiji.

via Fiji, Tonga to settle Minerva Reef claim – Fiji Times Online.