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Indonesia calls for end to Australia’s boat turn-back policy, says it led to Navy incursions (ABC)

20 February 20140 comments

The Indonesian ministry in charge of security matters says Australia’s policy of turning back asylum seeker boats has led to territorial breaches and needs to be stopped.

A review of operations by Australian Navy and Customs has found vessels inadvertently entered Indonesian waters six times while enforcing Operation Sovereign Borders.

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