Jayapura 13/01 (Jubi) – the mission of the Melanesian Spearhead Group’s delegation is a betrayal towards the agenda of MSG Summit Communiqué in June 2013.
Agus Kosay, the First Chairman of Central West Papua National Committee (KNPB), claimed that the Melanesian Countries who joint this current mission have violated the agenda of Joint Communiqué of Five Countries. “Indonesia has set up the agenda that was not contained within the agreement of the Summit, therefore Vanuatu, as a member of MSG, withdraw from this mission. Papua New Guinea and Fiji join this mission and cooperate with Indonesia, thus they have betrayed the agenda,” stressed Kossay, Monday, (13/01).
Previously, after meeting with the Direction of Bank Papua, as presented by Head of Public Relation of the Police Office Papua, AKBP Sulistiyo Pudjo, Slk, the Minister of Foreign Affair of Papua New Guinea, Mr. Hon Rimbink Pato, said that he was surprised with his current visit to Papua. “The Minister of Foreign Affair of Papua New Guinea stated that Papua is very developed and very different with the members of MSG. It was different with the descriptions hyped by the group in Noumea, Fiji,” said Head of Public Relation of the Police Office Papua repeat the expression of Mr. Hon Rimbik Pato, Monday (13/01).
“When being asked about what is he seen between the Papuans and Non-Papuans? Mr. Pato revealed that the Melanesians in the Land of Papua are well cooperating with others. And this visit will also allow the collaboration in many sectors,” continued Mr. Pudjo.
Further he said that the Minister of Foreign Affair of Papua New Guinea see the possibility about the partnership between Indonesia and Melanesia in various sectors. “The Minister also said that this mission could be strengthen the relationship between the Melanesian and Indonesian who are both the nation of Pacific. This is the beginning of the future relationship,” said Mr. Pudjo. (Jubi/Indrayadi TH/P. Maizier)