Nigerian diplomat maltreated in Indonesia [VIDEO]

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Geoffrey Onyeama,
Geoffrey Onyeama,

The Federal Government on Tuesday summoned Usra Harahap, the Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, over the alleged assault on a Nigerian diplomatic agent in Jarkarta, Indonesia.

The minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who revealed this in a statement said the incident is against international law and the Vienna Conventions governing diplomatic and consular relations between states.

Onyeama said “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in receipt of a report and has seen a video in circulation regarding an unacceptable incident in Jakarta, Indonesia. Concerning the manhandling and arrest of a Nigerian Diplomatic Agent in front of his official quarters on 7 August 2021.

“The Nigerian Government has complained strongly to the Government of Indonesia, and the Ambassador of Indonesia to Nigeria was summoned by the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

“The Ambassador explained what he understood happened and apologized unreservedly on behalf of the Government of Indonesia.

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