Wednesday, February 02, 2005
Prime minister visits Aceh
Prime Minister John Howard visited the tsunami affected region of Aceh. I watched this on the news last night, and was impressed by the warm welcome and embraces he received from indonesia's foreign minister and other officials.
The reason I am so impressed is because previously Australia's relationship with Indonesia was rather icy.
At one stage Mr.John Howard's phone calls were not answered, but this time it was he who was receiving calls from indonesia's president.
Stories like this are great, I was very impressed as were a lot of people.
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