Canberra, Nov 28 (ANTARA) - Indonesia and Australia will set up a tripartite consultative forum to help East Timor solve problems that may arise in its transformation into an independent state, Indonesian Foreign Minister Hasan Wirayuda said here Wedensday.
Hasan made the statement at a press conference after concluding a meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer who also attended the press conference.
Hasan said the first meeting of the tripartite consultative forum was expected to be held early next year.
He said similar consultative meetings between Indonesian and East Timorese officials had already taken place in the recent past. …