US Ambassador to Indonesia, Joseph R. Donovan met Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi. The meeting took place closely at the Building of Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry in Jakarta on Friday (April 13th). After the meeting, Ambassador Donovan said that he and Minister Retno Marsudi discussed about bilateral relations between the two countries. In the near future, he plans to conduct consultations related to the relations of the United States with various countries, including Indonesia.
“…I mentioned that I will be going back for some consultation in Washington about two week and we will review a number of things, bilateral relationship. So, it was very – very good meeting and I appreciate the minister take the time during the busy schedule to meet me,” Ambassador Donovan said.
Furthermore, Ambassador Donovan said that in his meeting with Minister Retno Marsudi, he also briefly touched on security cooperation between the two countries. When asked what form of security cooperation was discussed in the meeting, the Ambassador was not willing to provide further answers to the reporters. In addition, he also said that he appreciates Indonesian foreign policies that bring about positive contribution to the world community, especially the United States. (VOI/Rezha/RHM)