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Indonesia Says Foreign Troops Must Go in March

Indonesia announced today that all foreign troops assisting in the tsunami relief operation here must leave the country before the end of March at the latest. Sensitive to the impression that it was relying too heavily on outside militaries and wanting to wrest control of the relief operation, the government set a deadline of March 26, but said it hoped to phase out the foreign troops earlier. The United States military has been a major provider of assistance, flying daily helicopter sorties to ferry food to isolated villages devastated by the Dec. 26 tsunami and bringing wounded to hospitals here in the provincial capital. Full Story

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