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Video shows tender goodbye between dying Indonesian president and Timor-Leste leader

Video shows tender goodbye between dying Indonesian president and Timor-Leste



Former Time Leste president Xanana Gusmão hugs BJ Habibie, whose actions paved the way to independenceThe first president of Timor Leste has paid a touching visit to the bedside of the Indonesian president who granted the region a referendum on independence in 1999, before his death on Wednesday night.A video circulating on social media shows Xanana Gusmão, who became president of Timor Leste after the country achieved independence in 1999, visiting BJ Habibie in hospital in Jakarta. Continue reading…



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Author : Kate Lyons

Publish date : 2019-09-13 01:55:44

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