On China, Covid-19 and being the first woman in the job: Samoa’s first female PM– video

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Samoa’s first female prime minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa in her first sit-down interview with foreign media since taking office this week says there was ‘a lot of excitement’ in the Pacific nation about her election among women and girls . She also opened up about Samoa’s relationship with China, saying that while ‘of course we know what’s happening in the global context’ with the US-China tensions Samoa needed to be ‘very focused on how we navigate our way through international relations’.

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