Australia's relationship with Indonesia stretched amid spying allegations

Australia's relationship with Indonesia stretched amid spying allegations

Indonesia has announced it may reconsider assisting Australia in preventing people smugglers coming to Australia, amid claims of spying.

Allegations emerged last week indicating Australia has used its Jakarta embassy as a base for political, diplomatic and economic intelligence gathering.

But the government has refused to confirm or deny the claims.

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa says while there is no confirmation from the Australian government, Jakarta will make its own conclusions.

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