Indonesia: US support for IDF boosts radical Islam

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August 4, 2006 10:26

 
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America's support for Israel's military attacks on Lebanon is making it difficult for Muslim countries to counter Islamic radicalization, Indonesia has told the United States. That message was conveyed to US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice by Indonesian Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda during talks in Malaysia last week, ministry spokesman Desra Percaya said Friday. If America allows Israel to continue "attacking, burning and killing Lebanese (people), it makes difficulties for moderate countries which have Muslim populations," Percaya quoted the minister as having told Rice during Asian security talks in Kuala Lumpur. "Seeing such situations, even for moderate Muslims, they could become radical, they will do anything to stop Israel attacks," he said.

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