Peter O'Neill recognised as PNG prime minister

Papua New Guinea's political crisis appears to have ended, with the nation's civil service, armed forces and newly restored governor-general all lining up behind Prime Minister Peter O'Neill.But Sir Michael Somare, the man who was last week ordered to be restored to government by the Supreme Court, remains defiant, saying Mr O'Neill's overwhelming numbers in parliament do not matter.Governor-General Sir Michael Ogio sent a letter to parliament on Monday apologising for signing in the ministry of Sir Michael Somare on Wednesday morning, citing bad legal advice that led him to the decision.

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