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Indonesian authorities says anyone on board a ‘freedom flotilla’ headed for West Papua could be arrested or detained if the boats arrive without authorisation.
Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa says after discussions with Australia and Papua New Guinea all three countries are in agreement.
“Indonesia, Australia and PNG are all on the same page in not wanting such a stunt to interrupt or disrupt our relations,” Mr Natalegawa says.
Two yachts set sail today with about thirty crew members.