Indonesian FM to Attend Asia-Europe Meeting In Madrid

Jakarta, MINA – Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi is scheduled to attend the 14th Asia-Europe Meeting with the theme “Asia and Europe Together for Effective Multilateralism” in Madrid, Spain on 15-16 December 2019.

The matter that will be the concern of Indonesian Foreign Minister at the event is related to connectivity, specifically utilizing the economic values ​​of cooperation between the Asian and European regions.

“Hard connectivity or the development of physical connectivity, soft connectivity in terms of how we can utilize the economic values ​​of cooperation between the Asian and European regions,” said Teuku Faizasyah, Spokesperson of Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a press briefing, Jakarta on Tuesday.

In addition, regarding discrimination experienced by Indonesian palm oil (CPO), Faizasyah said there was a possibility that it would be discussed, but in the context of a bilateral meeting.

So far, several Foreign Ministers from European countries have proposed bilateral meetings with the Indonesian Foreign Ministers, including Austria, Denmark, Kazakhstan, and Finland. (L/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)