From: beng1 <5191...@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:29:32 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Sat, Sep 19 2009 8:29 am
Subject: Top Terrorrist - Nordin Top is dead
PM Lee congratulates Indonesia for successful anti-terror raid
By Imelda Saad, Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 18 September 2009 1758 hrs
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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (file pic)
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has congratulated Indonesian
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on the successful raid by the
Indonesian police that led to the death of wanted terrorist Noordin
In his letter to President Yudhoyono on Friday, Mr Lee said it is a
significant achievement that will make Indonesia and the region safer.
But the prime minister added that although terror groups linked to Top
will be weakened by his death, they still pose a threat to the region.
He said Singapore will continue to work closely with Indonesia and
other regional governments to combat terrorism.
Mr Lee said he is confident that under President Yudhoyono's able
leadership and the professionalism of the Indonesian police and
security agencies, Indonesia will score more successes against
terrorists in future.