Australia to close Manus Island asylum centre
Australia has agreed to close an asylum seeker controversial in Papua New Guinea detention center (Papua New Guinea).
He said PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said in a statement that he met the Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton,
in Port Moresby on Wednesday.
The statement said “all of Papua New Guinea
and Australia in the agreement
The Supreme Court found in Papua New Guinea
in April that detention of asylum seekers and refugees in the center is unconstitutional.
O’Neill said Manos regional processing center,
which currently houses 854 men,
will not be closed immediately.
“, A series of options are being developed
and implemented,” said O’Neill.
“It is important that
this process is not rushed
but carried out a careful manner.
“This must take into account the interests of the people of
Papua New Guinea and the well-being of asylum seekers and refugees.”
“Do not settle in Australia
Australia sends asylum seekers arriving in the country
by boat to the naval detention centers on Manus Island and the Pacific nation of Nauru Ocean. refugees allowed to settle in Australia.