Minister: Gov’t Continues to Foster Friendship for Global Stability, Peace

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 28 Juli 2022
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President Jokowi, Prime Minister Kishida in a joint press statement in Tokyo (07/27) (Photo by: PR of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev)

Amid the global situation full of rivalry, Indonesia has renewed its commitment to bolster friendship and develop partnership with other countries in order to advance global stability, build world peace, and promote welfare.

The statement was made by Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno LP Marsudi in her press statement after accompanying President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo during bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Japan’s capital of Tokyo, Wednesday (07/27).

For the record, during the bilateral meeting between President Jokowi and Prime Minister Kishida, a number of regional, global issues were being discussed including Russia-Ukraine conflict, current situation in Myanmar, the Korean Peninsula, the South China Sea, and the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Related to the South China Sea issue, the Minister explained, the President emphasized the importance of maintaining peace stability, considering all countries must respect international laws, especially the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982.

Related to current Myanmar issue, Retno added, President Jokowi expressed his disappointment over the stagnant implementation of Five-Point Consensus. (DND/UN)(AP/MUR)

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