for the Minister for Defence.
Thank you for
your very kind and professional respond to my letter to the Minister for Foreign
Affairs, attached, dated 15, September 1999. I did not demanded, nor did I
expected an answer to my letter, although we all where very concerned about the
extreme situation at this very point in time.
have handle the problem with extraordinary good leadership and I am very pleased
that we now can look forward to normalising relationships between Australia and
Please inform yourself and the Hon John Moore MP, about a 3
point-proposal I presented for the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties held on
9 October 1997, on Christmas Island: Indonesia Maritime Delimination Treaty. The
document is available at the Parliament House in Canberra. TR 184,
Craig Evans was the Inquiry Secretary at the time of 17 October 1997. The above
proposal is very much related to our National Security in the
If you would like
to inform yourself more about myself I will refer to a letter signed by The Hon
Alexander Downer MP, dated 6 Aug. 1997 addressed to Mr. Peter Lindsay MP, which
I suppose you can get from the Foreign Affairs Archive at the Parliament
Thanks again for
bringing this to my attention.
From: Moore, John (MP)
Tuesday, November 09, 1999 12:27 PM
Dear Mr Sjolander
Thank you for your email to the Minister
for Defence, the Hon John Moore MP,
regarding East Timor. As the
Minister is overseas, I am responding on his
will report in due course, and is likely to recommend a shift in
to links such as staff college courses, maritime surveillance and
Thank you for your interest in this matter and for
taking the time to share
your concerns with the Minister.