Subject: AN: Indonesia, ET agree on 907 border coordinates
INDON, E TIMORESE TEAMS AGREE ON 907 BORDER COORDINATES
December 10, 2004 1:34am
Atambua, E Nusa Tenggara, Dec 9 (ANTARA) - Technical teams from Indonesia and East Timor, tasked to determine the two countries' borderline, have agreed on 907 border coordinates, a member of the Indonesian team has confirmed.
"The technical teams of the two countries have agreed on 907 border coordinates, or 92 percent of their 268.8-km borderline," Dr Sri Handoyo said on Thursday.
Handoyo said the teams are slated to continue the survey next year but will have a technical meeting in Makassar, capital of Indonesia's South Sulawesi province, on Dec 21-23.
"We hope the meeting in Makassar would agree on the border in Memo," Handoyo added.
East Timor separated from Indonesia after its people voted for independence in a United Nations-sponsored ballot in August 1999.
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