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US, RI relaunch Peace Corps program after 46 years

  • Lilian Budianto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, December 12 2009 | 01:01 pm

PREMIUM Indonesia and the United States signed an agreement Friday to relaunch the Peace Corps program that was halted in the 1960s over political tension between the two countries at the peak of the Cold War. The agreement will facilitate some 25 American volunteers to teach English in 25 schools and institutions in East Java, including Madura Island. Retno L.P. Marsudi, the Foreign Ministry's...