|East Timor police deployed by government against the poor.|
Minister Lobato made the comments saying that the Government decided to accommodate the residents to stay in quarantine area temporarily, adding that the Government would not increase compensation money but would provide some building materials for the residents to build their houses.
President Jose Ramos Horta has called on the Government to provide support to the residents of Bairro Pite who were forced out of their homes by the Government.
"I know this case well. Therefore I have told Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao to hold a dialog with the residents; I will not intervene in this case," President Horta said.