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New Army chief nixes nepotism claims, defends appointment

  • Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, July 1 2011 | 08:00 am
New Army chief nixes nepotism claims, defends appointment

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono installed his brother-in-law Lt. Gen Pramono Edhie Wibowo as Army Chief of Staff on Thursday amid speculation that Yudhoyono’s Democratic Party will nominate Pramono for president in 2014.

“I will focus on developing the Indonesian Army professionally. Please support me,” Pramono told reporters when asked if he would run.
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