President Jokowi Condemns the Acts of Terrorism in France
Date 14 November 2015
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) strongly condemns acts of terrorism in several places in Paris, France, on Friday (13/11) night local time Saturday (14/11) pm dawn, which resulted hundreds of casualties.
“I express deep sorrow for the victims of terrorism and violence in Paris, and also to the government and people of France,” President Jokowi said at the Halim Perdanakusuma airport Jakarta before heading to Turkey to attend the G-20, Saturday (14/11) morning.
In a statement of mourning, President Jokowi together with Vice President (VP) Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister of Maritime Rizal Ramli, TNI Commander General Gatot Nurmantyo and Chief Indonesian Police General Badrodin Haiti declared terrorism, for any reason and in any form, could not be tolerated.
“The Government and people of Indonesia strongly condemned the violence and atrocities that occurred,” the President affirmed.
Moreover, in a press release delivered by the Communications Team of President, Ari Dwipayana, the Government of Indonesia called on all parties to strengthen international cooperation in facing of terrorism.
“My departure to Turkey to attend the G-20 meeting to discuss the increasingly important global issues, including the fight against terrorism”, President Jokowi asserted.
Agenda President Jokowi to the G20, is a series from some of the summit which will be attended by the Indonesian Government. President Jokowi and his entourage are scheduled arrive in Antalya, Turkey on 14 November 2015 at 20:20 local time. (EN/ES)