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Jokowi: Don't let the G30S/PKI affair happen again

Liputan 6 - October 1, 2014

Jakarta – Jakarta – President elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on the Indonesian people not to forget the G30S/PKI (30 September Movement/Indonesian Communist Party) affair that ending in the murder of seven generals in 1965.

According to Widodo the commemoration of this event is needed so that society does not forget the brutality of the affair.

"We must remember this day and the year 1965 so it does not happen again. What is important is don't let it happen again", said Widodo when he attended the commemoration of Sanctity of Pancasila Day at the sanctity of Pancasila monument at Lubang Buaya (Crocodile Hole) in East Jakarta on Wednesday October 1.

Widodo believes that as a sovereign nation with the [state] ideology of Pancasila, all Indonesian citizens are obliged to protect this ideology. Because, it is the idea of an ideology in a country that is important.

"An ideology for a country is important, an ideology for a country is important (sic). Because of this therefore don't let there be a repeat of what happened before", asserted Widodo.

[Translated by James Balowski for the Indoleft News Service.]

Source: http://news.liputan6.com/read/2112711/jokowi-jangan-sampai-g30spki-terulang-lagi.

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