IO – The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia, Prabowo Subianto, received a courtesy call from three ambassadors from three different countries at the Ministry of Defense, Jalan Merdeka Barat Jakarta, Monday, November 4, 2019. The three ambassadors who extended the hand of friendship were the Russian Federation Ambassador to Indonesia, HE Mrs. Lyudmila Georgievna accompanied by Russian Military, Air and Naval Attache Captain (Navy) Suergey Zhevnovatyy; Jordan’s Ambassador to Indonesia, HE Mr. Abdallah Sulaiman Abu Rohman; and Korean Ambassador to Indonesia, HE Mr. Kim Changbeon, who was accompanied by Defense Attaché Capt (Navy) Jung Yeonsu.
In their remarks, the three ambassadors extended their congratulations on the appointment of Prabowo Subianto as the Minister of Defense in the Indonesian Onward Cabinet. Furthermore, they expressed their gratitude that the bilateral relations between the two countries have been going well and expressed their hopes that bilateral relations would continue to improve. Furthermore, the Ambassadors also offered specific types of cooperation, which in the future will be beneficial for the countries involved.
In response, Prabowo Subianto expressed his gratitude and also expressed his hope that the bilateral relations between the two countries will continue. In addition, Prabowo Subianto revealed that sovereignty of our countries is the key concern. In addition, the stability of a country is also very important, and can be measured if the people feel safe and do not live under threats, both from within and from other countries. “We must stand as tall and sit as equals as any nation. We must always make friends as many as possible; however, we should avoid to have any enemy on the grounds that one enemy is too many” Prabowo Subianto added. (ohw)