Indonesia, Russia Agree to Strengthen Defense Cooperation

Indonesia and Russia on Thursday (01/03) agreed to strengthen defense cooperation at a meeting led by Chief Security Minister Wiranto and secretary of Russia’s security council, Nikolai Patrushev, in Jakarta.

This meeting marked Indonesia and Russia’s fourth bilateral consultation, which saw both delegations discuss cooperation in law enforcement, technical aspects of the military, cybersecurity and efforts to address terrorism financing.

Indonesia and Russia exchanged views on regional issues, including the situation in the South China Sea and around the Korean Peninsula.

As part of his visit to Jakarta, Patrushev also held a meeting with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.

By | March 1, 2018 | News
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