Wed, 18 July 2012
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A press conference held by General Secretary of Fretilin, Mari Alkatiri on Monday 16 after some violent incidents following the broadcast of the CNRT General Assembly on Sunday. The CNRT had decided to exclude Fretilin from government. Fretilin was prepared for the decision, but not the provocative and offensive language in which it was couched. Many Fretilin supporters felt insulted, and reacted angrily.
The press conference was mainly in Tetum, but a short translation in English is posted below.
*Fretilin secretary general calls for CNRT’s responsibility