15 Dec 2017

NZ stresses Timor Leste's safety

From , 4:02 pm on 15 December 2017

New Zealand is pressing the message that Timor Leste is safe a decade after violent civil unrest saw peacekeepers sent to restore order.

The force left five years ago but observers warn the country, straddling Asia and the Pacific, is still fragile and stability will remain elusive unless people get what they need.

Sally Round has been in Timor Leste and has this report.

Timor Leste flag

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