Solomon Islands doesn't answer US Coast Guard's request for port visit, US say

A US official said the United States Coast Guard vessel was unable to enter the Solomon Islands for routine port calls

Because the Solomon Islands government did not respond to a request for refueling and provision for it.

The islands' administration didn't quickly answer Reuters' solicitation for input.

The Solomon Islands have had stressed relations with the United States and its partners since security manage China in May.

USCGC Oliver Henry was on the lookout for unlawful fishing in the South Pacific for a territorial fisheries organization,

At the point when it neglected to acquire passage to refuel at Honiara, the capital of Solomons,

A US Coast Guard press official told Reuters in a messaged explanation.

The authority said the US vessel was rather redirected to Papua New Guinea.