Freeport deal triangle gets cozier and cozier

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An aerial view of a giant mine run by U.S. firm Freeport-McMoran Cooper & Gold Inc., at the Grassberg mining operation, in Indonesia's Papua province in this July 2005 file photo. A new Indonesian regulation that changes the rules on foreign ownership of mines applies to all foreign companies and is not aimed specifically at Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc, the deputy energy and mining minister said on March 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files