Jueves, 21 Setiembre, 2017

SEA Games: Malaysia apologises to Indonesia over flag error, will reprint booklet

SEA Games: Malaysia apologises to Indonesia over flag error, will reprint booklet SEA Games: Malaysia apologises to Indonesia over flag error, will reprint booklet
Galeno Paniagua | 20 Agosto, 2017, 12:38

In response to the upside down Indonesian flag printed on SEA Games booklet, Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi stated that she has communicated with Malaysia Foreign Affairs Minister.

"This is a very grave mistake and on behalf of the hosts, I apologise to Bapak Imam and all Indonesians over this very serious error", Khairy told a media conference after the 20-minute meeting.

Indonesia appears to have taken particular offense because the guidebook was distributed to VIPs at Saturday's opening ceremony in Kuala Lumpur for the 29th Southeast Asian Games and only its flag was shown incorrectly.

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Earlier today, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin met his Indonesian counterpart Imam Nahrawi on the matter.

A Malaysian daily newspaper also printed Indonesia's flag upside-down, while Games organisers were caught using the wrong flag for two Brunei athletes at the synchronised swimming.

The incident grabbed attention on the first full day of action at the biennial SEA Games, which mix Olympic sports with Asian favourites like pencak silat and wushu.

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He also hoped that the incident would not be repeated as the flag is the symbol of a country which should be respected.

On this mistake made by Malaysia, Erick Thohir further added that friendship is the greatest legacy in, but a mistake in presenting a national identity is not justified.

"We very much regret the mistake", it said in a statement.

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Jimmy Garoppolo was 15 of 23 for 145 yards with a touchdown and an interception after taking over for Brady. Brady, who sat out last week , was 6 of 9 for 67 yards while directing the offense for two possessions.

At the 2012 Olympics North Korea's women's footballers refused to play, delaying the start of their game with Colombia, when they were shown next to the South Korean flag on a stadium screen.

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