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Sweden to Continue Legal Process Against Separatist Leader

The Swedish Government has stated that it will continue its legal process against exiled leader of the separatist Free Aceh Movement (GAM) Hasan Tiro who has changed his nationality into Swedish.         Director of the West European Affairs of the Foreign Ministry Retno LP Marsudi told the press about it after a meeting between Foreign Minister…

Helsinki hosted Aceh talks

Helsinki hosted in January a new round of talks between the Indonesian government and rebel leaders from Aceh Province to consider a possible cease-fire and to reopen the peace process which has been stalled since May 2003.      Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said in Jakarta that he hoped to win peace by offering ”special autonomy…

The Finns leaders voiced their support for Vietnam

Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen, Parliament Speaker Paavo Lipponen, Minister of Trade and Industry Mauri Pekkarinen and Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Paula Lehtomaki have affirmed that Viet Nam will be a priority in their development aid policy while meeting Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan on separate occasions in Finland.      The Finnish leaders voiced…