Diplomatic relations

Tonga establishes formal diplomatic relations with Romania

The agreement was made on last Monday with a signing ceremony at Romania's Permanent Mission in New York between Tonga's Ambassador to the US Viliami Va'inga and his Romanian counterpart Cornel Feruta.

In a statement, Tonga's Foreign Ministry commended Romania for it's support of Vanuatu's landmark UN resolution for the International Court of Justice to advise nations on their climate change mitigation promises and obligations.


Tonga establishes diplomatic relations with the Kyrgyz Republic

A Joint Communique signed by Viliami Va'inga Tone, Permanent Representative of Tonga to the United Nations & Ambassador to the USA and Aida Kasymalieva, Permanent Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations has enabled this to take place.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the signing took place in New York City on Wednesday


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Netanyahu and Modi praise 'new era' in India -Israel ties

The deals were announced after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Delhi on Monday.

Mr Modi said he wanted Israeli defence companies to invest in India.

Mr Netanyahu's visit comes a year after Mr Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel.

He arrived in Delhi on Sunday for a six-day visit along with a 130-member business delegation.

The two countries also signed deals where they agreed to cooperate in areas including cyber-defence, security and science.