New Caledonia rejects independence from France in referendum
5 October 2020
Noumea, New Caledonia (photo credit: Laurent Gass Photographie/flickr)
The South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia has voted against independence from France in a referendum.
The 'no' camp won 53.26 percent of the vote on Sunday, a narrower margin of victory than in a previous referendum in 2018. About 46.7 percent supported independence.
As the "no" vote is confirmed, it became to be the second failed attempt by pro-independence supporters to gain full sovereignty in the past two years.
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