Bougainvillean independence referendum, 2019
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According to the Bougainville Peace Agreement, a referendum which includes the option of independence must be held at the latest by 2020. Australian Strategic Policy Institute analyst Karl Claxton said there is a wide expectation Bougainville will vote to become independent.
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