27 Nov 2017

Timor-Leste facing political turmoil again

From Morning Report, 6:18 am on 27 November 2017

There've been calls for calm in Timor Leste as politicians jostle for power just four months after elections. All signs point to the fall of the minority government in coming days, raising concerns parliamentary tension might spill onto the streets. International forces including New Zealand have been involved in various security and stability operations in the country since the occupying Indonesians left 18 years ago. RNZ reporter Sally Round is in the capital Dili. She tells us what has been taking place in the parliament.