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VP Pence to visit Indonesia, meet Jokowi

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | Sanny Cicilia

JAKARTA. Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto has said US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Indonesia and meet with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.  

He said the information was conveyed by US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. during a meeting at Wiranto's office in Central Jakarta on Monday.

Wiranto explained that during the meeting, he and Donovan discussed matters that would be highlighted during the Jokowi-Pence meeting, kompas.com reported.

He said several strategic issues that would be discussed involved relations between the two countries. He could not give details on when the meeting would take place.

“What we discussed was not about the time of the planned visit but more about the substance of matters the US vice president could use as a guideline in his talks with President Jokowi. It is related to strategic matters that could be discussed in their meeting,” said Wiranto. (dis/ebf)

Source : The Jakarta Post

Reporter: Sanny Cicilia
Editor: Sanny Cicilia
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