(From The Jakarta Post)
President Megawati Soekarnoputri brushed aside on Tuesday global fear of the safety of Indonesia and the rest of Southeast Asia following a series of recent bombings in the region.
Speaking at a special press conference that wound up her attendance at the ASEAN summit here, Megawati called on foreign countries to lift travel warnings for Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries.
"I'm not specifically referring to Australia but to all countries in the world. They should not act so excessively, because Indonesia has never treated foreigners out of proportion," Megawati said.
She said she had expressed her concerns …