Australian PM arrives in Aceh

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Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Aceh, IndonesiaAustralian Prime Minister John Howard has arrived in the provincial capital of Banda Aceh. He is taking a short tour of the tsunami-hit region, and meeting with Indonesian government officials.

He was met at the airport by Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda and officials coordinating relief efforts in the region.

He will tour the coastline by helicopter, and visit Australian military engineers who are clearing debris.

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