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Foreign Relations

Nauru was granted full membership of the Commonwealth in May 1999 and was admitted as the 187th member of the United Nations on 14 September 1999. It is also a member of several regional bodies including the Pacific Island Forum, Pacific Community (SPC), the Asian Development Bank, ESCAP and other specialised agencies. Nauru has a particular interest in international environmental issues, including global warming.

In Australia, Nauru is represented by a Consul-General in Melbourne. Elsewhere, Nauru is represented by a Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, a High Commissioner in Suva and Honorary Consuls in New Delhi and London. 

In Nauru, Australia is represented by a Consul-General.  The Peoples Republic of China has the only other diplomatic mission in Nauru. The Australian High Commissioner in Suva, Fiji, is accredited as Australia's non-resident High Commissioner for Nauru.

The United States does not have an embassy in Nauru; the US Ambassador to Fiji is accredited to Nauru.

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