Newly-Elected President Wants Country to be Model for Islamic Democracy

October 31, 2004

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: AFP

On October 31, 2004 Agence France-Presse reported, "Newly-elected Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said he would consider becoming a globe-trotting advocate for moderate Islam, promoting peace in hotspots such as the Middle East. Yudhoyono said he wanted Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, to be a model for moderate Islamic democracy."