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Yudhoyono sworn in for 2nd term as Indonesian prez

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 10:07

Jakarta: Liberal ex-general Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn in as Indonesia`s president on Tuesday after winning a second five-year term with
promises of economic growth and political reform.

The softly-spoken leader swore on the Koran, Islam`s holy book, to uphold the constitution during a ceremony in the national assembly in Jakarta which was broadcast around the archipelago of 234 million people.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 10:07

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