Indonesian embassy says ready to assist in deportation process

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 27 May 2020, 9:48 am

The Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur is closely monitoring the recent announcement that all undocumented migrants currently under Immigration Department detention will be deported after they have been tested negative for Covid-19.

While pledging cooperation with Malaysian authorities, embassy spokesperson Agung Cahya Sumira said deportation was a "complex process" which required coordination between authorities of both the receiving and sending countries.

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