Indonesia Condemns New Violence in Myanmar

Wahyu Dwi Anggoro    •    26 Agustus 2017 21:42 WIB
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Indonesia Condemns New Violence in Myanmar
Rohingya refugees (Photo:AFP/Christophe Archambault), Jakarta: Indonesia has condemned series of attacks against police posts in Rakhine State, western Myanmar on Friday, August 25, 2017.

"Indonesia condemns attacks on police posts and refugees camps in Maungtaw, Rakhine State," Indonesia's Foreign Ministry said on its official twitter account on Saturday, August 26, 2017.

"Indonesia urges all parties to show restraint and de-escalate tensions," the Foreign Ministry said.

"Indonesia stands ready to continue coop with Myanmar on reconcliation, democratization and inclusive development including implementation of Kofi Annan report's recommendations," the Foreign Ministry added.

According to Myanmar authorities, as many as 12 Myanmar security officers and 77 Rohingya armed militants have been killed in the new violence in the troubled region.