Foreigners should respect Malaysian laws, says Anifah
Posted by Ndaru Nusantara pada 27 Agustus 2010
Tensions between Malaysia and Indonesia show no signs of cooling down with Kuala Lumpur making clear that it will not bow to demands for an apology over the arrest of three Indonesian maritime officers. Indonesian protesters had asked for the apology, claiming that the officers were handcuffed and not given proper treatment.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman stressed that foreigners should always respect local laws when they are on Malaysian soil.
Latest developments include:
> Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he was disappointed over the incident.
> Another demonstration took place outside the Malaysian embassy in Jakarta, where the Jalur Gemilang was burned and spat on.
> Barisan Nasional Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said Indonesian authorities were not doing enough to defuse the situation.