30 Nov '16, 8pm

Indonesia VP blames foreign countries for destroying forests - Channel NewsAsia

JAKARTA: Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla has blamed foreign countries for destroying Indonesia's forests, and wants them to pay to help restore the damaged land. "What happens here is not only our problem. The foreign people also destroyed our forests," said Kalla when officiating the Indonesia Forest Congress in Jakarta on Wednesday (Nov 30). Kalla said he has brought up this point at various international forums, and is angry with those who accused Indonesia for not managing its forest well. "During a big conference in Tokyo, someone said that Indonesia has forests, but they are damaged and should be restored,” said Kalla. “I became angry in front of thousands of people. I said, ‘this is a chair, this is a door, this is a window from my country. You take, and pay $5, and you bring it here, and sell for $100. Indonesian companies just get $5’. “There is Mitsubishi f...

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