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Jihadists the last thing Gaza needs: Minister

  • Tony Hotland and Abdul Khalik

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, January 7 2009 | 07:35 am

PREMIUM The government maintained Tuesday its stance of refusing to send Indonesian troops to the Gaza Strip despite mounting pressure from some Islamic groups to dispatch jihadists to the besieged Middle Eastern spot.
The Foreign Ministry said sending jihadists to Gaza to help Hamas fight Israel would not improve the situation, adding there were much more effective avenues Indonesia could ta...