Wikileaks Public date: 10.08.2017 19:48:51

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25 Sep 2011

Timor’s Ramos-Horta ‘above local politics’

East Timor's President Jose Ramos-Horta saw his fledgling nation's parliament as corrupt and ineffective and believed himself both "above local politics" and indispensable, leaked US memos show. American diplomats also felt Ramos-Horta had let his 1996 Nobel peace prize "go to his head" and that his global ambitions put him at odds with some of Timor's key allies, embassy cables released by WikiLeaks revealed.
East Timor's President Jose Ramos-Horta saw his fledgling nation's parliament as corrupt and ineffective and believed...

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