Australia: president reaffirms Indonesian sovereignty over Papua province

Australia: president reaffirms Indonesian sovereignty over Papua province
Australia: president reaffirms Indonesian sovereignty over Papua province

Australia's decision to accept 42 asylum seekers from Papua angered many in Indonesia, who saw it as a tacit Australian endorsement of the region's separatist movement, the AP reports.

The move prompted Jakarta to withdraw its ambassador to Australia.

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