O'Neill coy on Manus closure timetable

PAPUA New Guinea Prime Minister has reportedly been a little shy on the details over any timeline for the closure of the Manus Island.
O'Neill coy on Manus closure timetable O'Neill coy on Manus closure timetable O'Neill coy on Manus closure timetable O'Neill coy on Manus closure timetable O'Neill coy on Manus closure timetable

Australia and PNG are trying to find alternative countries to resettle about 800 asylum seekers and refugees.

In August the PNG Supreme Court ordered the Australian government to provide a resettlement plan for detainees being held on Manus Island.

The court demanded answers within one week.

O'Neill told reporters at the Pacific Island Forum in Micronesia that there were ongoing problems with sending Iranians home because Tehran would not accept them unless they consented to repatriation.

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