‘Breakthrough’ seen at Aceh talks
HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Aceh rebels and Indonesian government delegates have made a “breakthrough” at peace talks on the tsunami-ravaged province, and will continue negotiations in Finland May 26-31, the Finnish mediator said Saturday.
Former President Martti Ahtisaari made the announcement after the end of the third round of negotiations which he said were “held in a positive and constructive atmosphere.”
The parties had been meeting since Tuesday behind closed doors at a mansion outside Helsinki for talks mediated by Ahtisaari’s Crisis Management Initiative. Full Story