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New Caledonia says no to independence for a second time – ABC News

Voters in New Caledonia narrowly reject independence for a second time in two years, choosing instead to remain with France.

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Voters in New Caledonia have narrowly rejected independence for a second time in two years, choosing instead to remain with France.
Key points:

  • Results show 53.26 per cent of people voted ‘No’ in the referendum
  • More than 46 per cent cast their ballot for ‘Yes’, a stronger result than the previous referendum in 2018
  • French President Emmanuel Macron said a third referendum on independence “was possible”

Provisional results released by the French Government sh…

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