Jakarta (VNA) –Indonesia will only suspend military cooperation with Australia in languageclasses at Australia’s Special Forces facilities, Coordinating Minister forPolitical, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto stated on January 5.
The cabinet minister said Indonesia wouldnot suspend all military cooperation with Australia, despite the suspensionbeing announced a day previous.
The suspension of language classes istemporary and could be lifted after measures have been taken to tackle thematerial taught in the classes, said Wiranto.
On January 4, Indonesia announced ithad suspended defence cooperation with Australia. The suspension followed a rowbetween the sides from November last year after an Indonesian military officerwho attended a training class in the Australian city of Perth found itsteaching materials offensive to the Indonesian armed forces and people.-VNA
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