November 17, 2023 20:50 PM
President Joko Widodo attended the Indo-Pacific Economic Prosperity Framework (IPEF) National Leaders’ Meeting held in San Francisco, USA, on Thursday (16/11) local time.
[News from this newspaper]President Joko Widodo attended many meetings during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held in San Francisco, USA, on Thursday (16/11) local time or Friday (17/11 Indonesian time). meeting.
According to news received in Jakarta, President Joko Widodo held a bilateral meeting with President Dina Boluarte of Peru at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, USA. During the meeting, President Joko Widodo expressed Indonesia’s commitment to supporting Peru in serving as the 2024 APEC chair.
After holding a bilateral meeting with Peruvian President Dina Boluate, President Joko Widodo took a group photo with the leaders of APEC member states in the Moscone Press Conference Hall. Later, the President and leaders of various countries attended the APEC Leaders’ Informal Dialogue and Working Luncheon held at the Moscone Center with the theme of “Sustainable Development, Climate and a Just Energy Transition.” President Joko Widodo said in his speech that there are some important things that must become the focus of APEC’s cooperation on climate change.
President Joko Widodo later met with John Kerry, the special presidential climate envoy of the United States, at the same location. In his meeting with John Kerry, President Joko Widodo reiterated that Indonesia will raise the issue of climate change at the APEC summit.
In addition, President Joko Widodo also attended the Indo-Pacific Economic Prosperity Framework (IPEF) National Leaders’ Meeting on Thursday (16/11) local time. The President delivered a speech at the IPEF Forum, emphasizing the importance of mutually beneficial cooperation among member countries. The President firmly expressed Indonesia’s openness to establish cooperation with other countries based on the principle of mutual benefit. This principle is the basis for Indonesia’s participation in IPEF negotiations.
President Joko Widodo said that understanding each other’s national needs, especially the interests of developing countries, is the key to establishing good cooperation. The President emphasized that the success of IPEF largely depends on the mutual benefit of all parties. Cooperation in green economic development, expanding trade and investment, energy transformation, and strengthening key mineral supply chains are important pillars of IPEF cooperation.
President Joko Widodo said we must cooperate concretely on these priorities. I applaud the signing of the second pillar of cooperation on supply chains, which is a concrete achievement by IPEF countries in response to global supply chain disruptions.
President Joko Widodo also welcomed the substantial completion of negotiations on IPEF Pillar 3 (Clean Economy) and IPEF Pillar 4 (Just Economy). The president stressed that Indonesia is also committed to completing negotiations on the first pillar (trade) of IPEF in 2024 and implementing the joint agreement. (pl)