This afternoon President Ramos Horta issued a press released in regard to recent allegation by internal UN report that Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is an obstacle to constitutional Democrasy in Timor Leste. The Press Released title "President’s Office is outraged at the unacceptable pseudo-analysis concocted by a UNMIT beaurocrat in referring to Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão leadership."
On tuesday in Dili, president Horta angrily said UN analysts is stupid. The United Nations in Timor Leste is led by the special Representative of the Secretary general Ms. Ameerah Haq. Tempo semanal Source say that Ms. Haq has been unable to meet with the Prime Minister on the regular basis for some times. This is unlike previous experience when the head of the UN in Timor Leste had good relations with the government of Timor Leste.
"No one in this country, or in the region, is more committed than Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão to democracy, rule of law and peace," Said horta in the press released.
"For as long as 40 years, Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão devoted himself to the ideals of freedom, human dignity and democracy," stated Horta in the Press Release.
Horta as a veteran Diplomat of the country continued said,"We know the UN family in Timor-Leste compromises individuals of many different nationalities, with diverse academic and professional qualifications, and a vast majority of them do not speak the local language and hardly ever mingle with East-Timorese."
"So after years of serving here, they still know very little about this country. Therefore, it’s forgivable some of the pseudo-analysis they make about Timor-Leste."
Tempo Semanal sources in the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste say that the presidency, the president of the national parliament, the council of ministers and all governing coalition political parties say and fell that this internal document is personal attack on not only Prime Minister of Timor Leste but also the leader of the resistance to the Indonesian occupation of East Timor .
The United Nations and the Government of Timor Leste have been for the last six months ingaged in an argument over the content of the UN human development report. The Human development report was released by the United Nations in ten days ago but due to the content of the report the government banned all members of the government to attend the launched of the report.