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Indonesia asks two Koreas to refrain from further hostility

11-24-2010 17:17 BJT Special Report:DPRK, S. Korea Exchange Fire |

JAKARTA, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has expressed concern over clash of South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Yeonpyeong island and asked both sides to refrain from further hostility, presidential Spokesman Teuku Faizasyah said on Wednesday.

"We are deeply concerned and ask the two sides to refrain from acts that could raise tension," the spokesman said.

Previously Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa quoted by Antara news wire as saying that Indonesian government underlined the importance of resuming the six-party talks by South Korea and the DPRK, the United States, Russia, China and Japan to discuss all aspects relating to creation of peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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