"We Are Very Grateful"

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono took time off from tsunami-damage control last Friday to talk with TIME's Jason Tedjasukmana about the disaster, the international aid effort, and what the Indonesian military is up to in Aceh, the hardest-hit area. Excerpts:

TIME: Is Indonesia risking the goodwill of foreign governments and aid groups by restricting their movements in Aceh?
YUDHOYONO: We are not restricting them to the point that they cannot properly do their work. What we are trying to do is coordinate, manage and protect them. After all, Aceh is still a conflict area. The safety and...

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