US officials apologize after Indonesian military chief denied entry to US

United States officials have apologized to the chief of Indonesia's military after he was denied entry to the country Saturday, despite having an invitation from the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff.

"We deeply regret the inconvenience that this incident caused and we apologize," Erin Elizabeth McKee, deputy US Ambassador to Indonesia, said Monday.

US General Joseph F. Dunford Jr. had invited General Gatot Nurmantyo to Washington, D.C., to attend a conference Monday and Tuesday on...


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