CANADA TO KEEP INDONESIA SANCTIONS

CANADA TO KEEP INDONESIA SANCTIONS

Canada said it will maintain its aid embargo against Indonesia despite Jakarta's progress in clarifying the circumstances of a massacre of 200 East Timorese in November.

Ottawa will not resume aid until it hears Indonesia's final official account and a United Nations report on the massacre, External Affairs Minister Barbara McDougall said Monday after meeting Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas.Canada suspended U.S. $25 million in aid after Indonesian soldiers fired on a funeral procession in the East Timorese capital of Dili Nov. l2.