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Oceanic Viking's permit extended. -

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The Oceanic Viking has been permitted to stay in Indonesian waters for one more week, but the
asylum seekers refuse to disembark.

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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The Indonesian Government has cleared the way for the Oceanic Viking to
stay anchored off its coast for one more week despite expressing frustration about the stand-off.
The Australian Customs vessel is carrying 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who are still refusing to
disembark. The Australian Government is desperately trying to convince the asylum seekers to come
ashore for processing and it now appears they'll only have to wait until next Friday to achieve
that.

DR SUJATMIKO, INDONESIAN DIRECTOR OF DIPLOMATIC SECURITY: That's it. No more. I think they've been
extended twice. We have been flexible enough. We have been giving many patience. I think this is
the last extension.

LEIGH SALES: Meanwhile, 27 survivors rescued from a sinking boat near the Cocos Islands last week
have arrived at Christmas Island where they'll be detained.