AB­BOTT PLEADS FOR DRUG RUN­NERS

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SYD­NEY — Aus­tralian Prime Min­is­ter Tony Ab­bott re­minded In­done­sia yes­ter­day how Australia had helped in the af­ter­math of the 2004 tsunami, and said Jakarta should re­cip­ro­cate by sparing the lives of two drug traf­fick­ers.

“… We in Australia are al­ways there to help you and we hope that you might re­cip­ro­cate in this way at this time,” Ab­bott said on ABC tele­vi­sion.

Australia has re­peat­edly ap­pealed to In­done­sia not to ex­e­cute Aus­tralians An­drew Chan ( 31) and Myu­ran Suku­maran ( 33), the al­leged ring­leaders of the so- called Bali Nine caught traf­fick­ing heroin in 2005.

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