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8 Nov, 2013

Indonesia urges Australia, US to come clean on spying | The Jakarta Post

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has called on the United States and Australian governments to stop their spying activities from their embassies in Jakarta or risk damaging their relations with Indonesia.

“The President has asked that wiretapping never happens again. We will also fix the state information system,” presidential spokesman Julian Aldrin Pasha said on Wednesday. Julian said, quoting Yudhoyono, that if the wiretapping continued, the US and Australian governments could put their relations with Indonesia in jeopardy.

“As a sovereign country, Indonesia, along with these countries [US and Australia] must respect formal cooperation frameworks. This [alleged wiretapping] has damaged our trust in them,” Julian said.

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