On behalf of the people and Government of Papua New Guinea, the Prime Minister extended condolences to the families of people who have lost their lives in the attacks.
“The senseless violence that has occurred in Jakarta is disturbing,” the Prime Minister said.
“These disgraceful attacks against innocent people, members of the public who were simply going about their business and police on duty, are an outrage.
“Papua New Guinea offers sincere condolences to the families of two people who have been murdered.
“We hope that the people behind these attacks are promptly brought to justice.
“Too often the world is confronted by violent attacks of this nature, and as a global community we stand united against violence.
“Indonesia is a close friend of Papua New Guinea and we look to continue working together to deal with these issues in international forums.”