Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Home » The Origin of Blond Afros in Melanesia » Indonesian military dismisses negotiation with Papuan guerillas

Indonesian military dismisses negotiation with Papuan guerillas

by admin
0 comment

Indonesia’s military says negotiation with the West Papua Liberation Army can only take place if both sides have the same goal.

Humanitarian concern is growing for villagers displaced by armed conflict in the Highlands between the Liberation Army and Indonesia’s military.

Indonesian military operations intensified in the region after the Liberation Army massacred at least 16 road construction workers in Nduga regency in December.

The Liberation Army had indicated it was willing to negotiate a peaceful settlement of the conflict.

But Indonesia’s military spokesman, Colonel Muhammad Aidi, said this would be difficult.

“The aim of Indonesia’s Military is to preserve the sovereignty of the Republic of Indonesia. If the purpose of the “armed criminal group” is to be independent from Indonesia, surely the dialogue or negotiation will never be realised.”

Source: RadioNZ

You may also like

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Our Company

This is Melanesia News Network (MNN) by PAPUApost.com Group, the Diary of Online Papua Mouthpiece (DoOPM) by Collective Editorial Board for a Free and Independent Melanesian Peoples and Islands.

Newsletter

Subscribe my Newsletter for new blog posts, tips & new photos. Let's stay updated!

Laest News

@2021 – All Right Reserved. PAPUApost.com – for WANTOK News

Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?
-
00:00
00:00
Update Required Flash plugin
-
00:00
00:00