West Papua is an integral part of the unitary state, the Republic of Indonesia

Commenting on the conduct of the whole process, Petrus Wettebossy, the representative of the Indonesian Christian Party of Manokwari, Papua and a local Papuan leader who had previously criticized the Dutch colonial policy said: “Whether the Act of Free Choice is implemented or not, West Papua (West Irian) is an integral part of the unitary state, the Republic of Indonesia, de jure as well as de facto!

Source : West Papua History page 40.

 

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