05 Apr '11, 9am

Indonesia, Turkey ready to play active role in Libya: JAKARTA: Indonesia and Turkey said they are ready to play

Indonesia, Turkey ready to play active role in Libya: JAKARTA: Indonesia and Turkey said they are ready to play

JAKARTA: Indonesia and Turkey said they are ready to play an active role, under UN auspices, to bring political settlement to the conflict in Libya. The leaders of the two countries made this pledge during a meeting in Jakarta. Turkish President Abdullah Gul is on a state visit to Indonesia where he held talks with his counterpart President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. In a statement released by Indonesia's Foreign Office, the two leaders underlined the need for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and urged the United Nations to monitor the peace once it is established. They also called on the world body to work closely with regional organisations. Indonesia and Turkey stressed the need to bring humanitarian assistance to the Libyan people.

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