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Q&A: Indonesia's Defence Minister on the 'Boat People'

2015-06-25 08:37:29       source:Al Jazzeera

June 24, 2015

"Amid rising tension over disputed territory in the South China Sea, Indonesia's defence minister has proposed joint military patrols among claimant countries as a way to keep the peace in the region. 

General Ryamizard Ryacudu, 65, sat down with Al Jazeera to also discuss the issue of asylum seekers boarding rickety boats for the dangerous journey to Australia, and relations with its southern neighbour after the recent execution of Australian nationals. "

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