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East Timor: New President takes office

Taur Matan Ruak, East Timor's new president, was sworn in today, on the eve of the celebration of 10 years of independence since the UN transition from Indonesian rule. CJITL shared his inaugural speech [Tet], in which he emphasized the need to diversify the country's oil-dependent economy.

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  • […] a Twitter profile (@MatanRuak), seems to have abandoned social media since roughly one month after taking office. Former President Ramos-Horta – recently appointed UN envoy to Guinea-Bissau – can be followed on […]

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