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PM’s phone call puts Australian-Indonesian ties on track (SBS)

6 May 20140 comments

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s optimism came even as Australia sent a boatload of asylum seekers back to Indonesian territory with a new tactic that has added to Jakarta’s concern over the border protection policy.

Dr Yuhoyono’s office says he received a call from Mr Abbott on Tuesday afternoon, in which the prime minister conveyed his regret for having to miss a Bali forum, where the two were set to meet.

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