JAKARTA, June 26 (dpa): Indonesian President Joko Widodo will pay a visit to Russia and Ukraine this 7 days and fulfill with the warring countries’ respective leaders, his foreign minister has introduced.
Retno Marsudi explained Jokowi, as the president is popularly called, would be the initially Asian head of state to take a look at the two nations around the world since the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February.
“Normally the president will meet with [Ukrainian] President [Volodymyr] Zelensky and [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin,” she explained.
Jokowi will vacation to Moscow and Kiev just after attending a summit of the G7 group of industrialized international locations in Germany on Sunday (June 26), she said.
She, nevertheless, did not reveal the dates.
“President Jokowi has chosen to attempt to lead [to peace in Ukraine], not to continue to be idle,” she said at a news meeting, describing the conflict as “particularly intricate.”
“The take a look at is a demonstration of the president’s humanitarian worries and is portion of initiatives to handle the meals disaster induced by the war, the impression of which is being felt in all nations,” she added.
Indonesia is the present-day chair of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies.
Indonesia voted for a UN General Assembly resolution in March that condemned Moscow’s military strike on Ukraine but has not directly criticized Russia.
The United States and other Western nations have identified as for Russia to be expelled from the G20, but Indonesia has insisted that all member nations really should be invited.
Jokowi has invited Zelensky to an impending G20 summit in Bali scheduled for November, even although Ukraine is not a member. – dpa