Indonesia set to ratify haze treaty
- Published: 17 Jul 2013 at 19.22
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KUALA LUMPUR - Indonesia said Wednesday it hopes to ratify a regional treaty by early next year to fight smog from forest fires that brings misery to millions, but an activist said tougher steps are needed.
Singapore's Enviroment Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, left, talks with Indonesia's Environment Minister Balthasar Kambuaya during the Asean Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. (AP photo)
``We hope we can ratify the agreement by the end of the year or early next year,'' Indonesian Environment Minister Balthasar Kambuaya told reporters.
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