Australia and and Indonesia will create a special hotline in the wake of the phone-tapping revelations to "resolve any issues" and "avoid unintended consequences", the Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, has said.
Bishop met her Indonesian counterpart, Dr Marty Natalegawa, in Jakarta on Thursday, saying both had agreed to meet regularly and maintain frequent contact following the downgrading of diplomatic relations between the two nations.
The hotline would be designed to quickly resolve any issues resulting from Indonesia officially downgrading its relationship with Australia, said Natalegawa. He conceded that some aspects of the downgrade between the two nations were "being decided in a very ad hoc and not systematic way".
In November, documents leaked by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden showed that Australian spying authorities had attempted to listen in to the private phone calls of the Indonesian president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyno, and had targeted nine members of his inner circle, including his wife.
As The Australian from the merde-och press lauds the efforts by the Aussie spies under the Rudd government to listen in on the First Lady in Indonesia (because she the one with the trousers and influence — according to The Australian report), one has to invite the Indonesian government to spy on the Abbott's daughters' telephone rabble (phone tapping margie's mobile would be a waste of time)... Amongst the normal bogan rubbish girly talk, the Indonesians might find a few interesting titbits on how loony and idiotic the Prime Minister of Australia is...
Actually they don't need to spy, all they have to do is talk to the guy and notice the double speak...
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