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East Timor, Indonesia, Military cooperation

East Timor and Indonesia sign MOU on security cooperation

East Timor and Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding covering security cooperation—including provision of weapons to East Timor’s army.

The Australian newspaper reports that the deal is likely to be quickly endorsed by East Timor’s parliament.

The deal is also likely to include training of East Timorese police and military personnel.

More information at The Australian newspaper.


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