Indonesian official- We will use “economic diplomacy” to try to stop the West Papua independence movement.
JAKARTA – Free Papua Movement (OPM) is one of the separatist groups that still be a distraction for sovereignty in eastern Indonesia.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that they have some moves to press the issue of West Papua, not only domestically but also abroad. According to the Head of the Agency for the Assessment and Policy Development (IRB) Portal Darmansjah Djumala, Indonesia will conduct cooperation with several countries that host separatist leaders, and the countries which support the separatists to press this issue. “By way of economic diplomacy, we try to make cooperation and friendship with these countries,” said former Ambassador (Ambassador) of Indonesia to Poland. on Thursday (05/02/2015).