Minister of Foreign Affairs: President Jokowi Will Talk on Counter Terrorism at the G-20 Summit
Date 16 November 2015
Minister for Foreign Affairs expressed that in the G-20 summit that will start on Sunday (15/11), President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will talk about counter terrorism. “Obviously with the events that had just happened in Paris, France, it will certainly be a very interesting discussion,” he told to reporters at the IC Santai Hotel, Antalya, Turkey, on Saturday (14/11) at 22:30 Local Time or Sunday (15/11 ) 03.30 pm.
According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, becomes an interesting discussion because President Jokowi will convey that the essentially is the importance of international cooperation in combating terrorism. “I think, no one country in the world is safe from the threat of terrorism, all countries,” she said.
According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, there is no other way to fight terrorism other than through international cooperation. “So, that’s what will be delivered by President Jokowi during a working dinner event, with the topic of counter terrorism,” he explained.
Regarding the Indonesian citizens (WNI) in Paris, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi explained that she has coordinated, and all elements of the protection of Indonesia has worked well. The government has to coordinate, hotline increased to be 3 (three) in the Indonesian Embassy Paris. Then hotline at the consulate Marseille is also activated, and certainly hotline at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Minister of Foreign Affairs explained that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, intensely coordination with the Indonesian Embassy Paris and set up a communication group Jakarta-Paris-Marseille. Today, according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Indonesian Embassy Paris to launch to get information about the possibility of Indonesian citizens become victims of acts of terror in Paris, Saturday (14/11) morning.
“So far, the Foreign Ministry has not received any reports related to the victims of Indonesian Citizens,” Minister of Foreign Affairs said. (EN/ES)/Sy.