INDONESIAN EYE, JAKARTA – President Joko Widodo is scheduled to visit Moscow and meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 30, 2022.
The Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Menkopolhukam), Mahfud MD, confirmed the planned meeting. “Yes, that is the president’s agenda. I guess what is the problem? I just want to meet you,” Mahfud said at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Monday, June 20, 2022.
Jokowi’s visit to Russia first emerged from the Russian news agency TASS on June 14, 2022. The news agency said that President Putin would meet his Indonesian counterpart President Jokowi in Moscow on June 30. of 2022.
A Kremlin source told TASS that the visit was important.
A TASS source said that Indonesia is an important partner of Russia in the political and economic fields.
The source also said that this year Indonesia is also holding the presidency of the G20.
On April 29, 2022, President Jokowi said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had confirmed that he would attend the G20 Bali Summit through a telephone conversation with President Jokowi on April 28, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.: 00 local time.