The Australian: Jakarta protests to Australia over West Papua flotilla

Peter Alford

INDONESIA’S navy and air force have been instructed to intercept protesters taking part in the West Papua freedom flotilla if the vessels attempt to enter Indonesian Papua’s waters.

Security Coordinating Minister Djoko Suyanto has also protested to Australia that the flotilla has been allowed to sail with the announced intention of illegally entering Indonesian territory.

“I told the Australian ambassador (Greg Moriarty) it would be better if no country became the departure point of anybody who wants to disturb another country’s sovereignty,” Mr Djoko said in a note circulated to Jakarta journalists.

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