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Indonesia demands time line for Sri Lankan asylum seekers

  • Ary Hermawan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, October 30 2009 | 01:37 pm

PREMIUM The government said Thursday it would demand a time line of how long the 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers, on board an Australian vessel in Riau province, would stay in Indonesia once their statuses have been finalized. Foreign Ministry spokesman Teuku Faizasyah said Indonesia could not afford to let the boat people, who wish to go to Australia, stay in its territory for an indefinite period of t...

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