The Government of Russian Federation Republic is preparing the bilateral visit of Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin to Indonesia scheduled in 2018. Through an extra preparation, it is hoped that the bilateral visit can provide enormous benefits for the people of both countries and of course increase cooperation between the two countries in various fields, especially in the fields that have not been explored maximally. This was conveyed by the Ambassador of Russian Federation Republic to Indonesia, H.E Lyudmila Georgievna Vorobieva in her press conference in Jakarta Friday (13/04/2018).
“This kind of visit need to be prepared very well, so of course before he comes, also off course the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and all the agency council will work hard to make the visit very substantial. So, because the purpose of the visit is to boost the relations between the two countries to bring a new quality level to ensure that all fields of cooperation are fully explored. So, we will have to work hard to make this visit, if it is happen great suceess. And it will givee benefit for the people of the two countries,” said Lyudmila Georgievna Vorobieva.
Related to the exact time of the Russian President’s bilateral visit, Ambassador Lyudmila Georgievna Vorobieva has not been able to provide further assurance. The Ambassador moreover said that President Vladimir Putin who has just won the 2018 Russian presidential elections, is occupied with inauguration preparations for his victory. All decisions regarding the president's visit will be taken after the inauguration in May 2018. The issue of President Vladimir Putin's visit to Indonesia began to emerge since the Indonesian President Joko Widodo conveyed an invitation to President Putin when the two leaders met in Sochi in 2016. The issue then increased, after Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi met with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov last year. (VOI/Rezha/NT)