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Indonesia president, VP urge calm ahead of Islamic protest in Jakarta

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his vice-president called for peace as tensions rose on Thursday ahead of a protest planned by hardline Muslim groups against the Jakarta governor, a Christian and the first ethnic Chinese in the job.

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INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo and his vice-president called for peace as tensions rose on Thursday ahead of a protest planned by hardline Muslim groups against the Jakarta governor, a Christian and the first ethnic Chinese in the job.

The groups claim that Governor...

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