British 'free Papua' office sparks row
- Published: 8 May 2013 at 11.57
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A diplomatic row between Indonesia and Britain is rumbling on after Indonesia’s foreign minister condemned the UK government for failing to take action against the Free West Papua campaign, which has set up an office in England.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa talks to journalists in this file photo. He has asked the British government to take action against the Free West Papua campaign, which has set up an office in Oxford. He says the campaign supports separatist groups. (EPA photo)
The campaign group officially established a new office in Oxford on April 28. Indonesia issued a statement on Sunday objecting to the opening of the office and asking the UK government not to support action related to the separatist movement in West Papua.
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