Wamena, Jubi –An advisor to the cabinet secretary, Jaleswari Pramodhawardani, said the Papua issue should be settled within Indonesia, without the involvement of a third party.
“The Papua issue occurs in Indonesia. I think those problems should be prioritized in Indonesia, must be settled between Papua and Indonesia because it’s started from there” Pramodhawardani said during a seminar and workshop held by the Papua Peace Network on last week in Wamena.
She said in particular circumstances a third party will be needed but Indonesia must resolve the Papua problem by itself.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Communion Churches of Jayawijaya, the Rev. Abraham Ungirwalu said the central government must be ready to be corrected on the question of Papua.
He also said dialogue is a solution to the Papua conflict.
“Jakarta must have good faith. I agree with dialogue,” he said. (Ronny Hisage)