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RI to ratify anti-trafficking pact soon

  • Tama Salim

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 7 2016   /  09:19 am

New partners: Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi (fourth right) talks with Vietnam Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh (third left) while Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto (second left) and Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman (left) look on after the signing of the ASEAN Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) by Chile, Egypt and Morocco at the National Convention Center in Vientiane on Tuesday. The accession into TAC by the three countries was the first step to becoming ASEAN dialogue partners.(Antara/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)Indonesia is likely to be the fourth Southeast Asian nation to ratify a regional convention on human trafficking after government officials announced that due process had begun.

“I am pleased to report that Indonesia is in the process of ratifying the ASEAN Convention on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children [ACTIP]...