Indonesia doesn't even recognise Israel: Bernardi

November 15, 2018

Prime Minister Scott Morrison told Indonesia yesterday it would know by Christmas whether Australia planned to move its Israel ­embassy to Jerusalem but the Morrison government reportedly have told Indonesia there is “less than 5 per cent” chance it will go ahead.

Indonesia has said it will defer signing the $16.5 billion Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, which was to have been signed this month, until it receives assurances that ­Australia will not shift its embassy - something Conservative Party leader Cory Bernardi says is none of their business.

The Australian reports, Mr Morrison said he discussed the issue with President Joko Widodo in a morning meeting that he described as “friendly and respectful”, after what appeared to be a cool reception from the Indonesian leader in their first meeting since the Israeli embassy issue sparked fresh tensions in the ­relationship.

Senator Bernardi told Paul Murray Live on Sky News there are serious internal issues that Indonesia needs to address before it goes threatening Australia.

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