Indonesia has only suspended language programme with Australia - minister

JAKARTA - Indonesia's security minister said on Thursday the military had not suspended all co-operation with Australia, contradicting a military spokesman who said "all forms of co-operation" had been suspended.

"Steps have been taken by the military chief to suspend a language-training programme in Australia," chief security minister Wiranto said in a statement, referring to reports he had received from the defence minister, the foreign minister and the military chief.

"This means it was not a cancellation of all co-operation, as was reported in a lot of media recently."

(Reporting by Jakarta bureau; Writing by Fergus Jensen; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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