Japan-Indonesia Relations

Prime Minister Abe Held a Pull Aside Talk With the President of Indonesia

June 28, 2019

On June 28, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a pull aside talk with H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, who is visiting Japan to attend G20 Osaka Summit. Both leaders confirmed the completion of the General Review of the Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement, and decided to continue the negotiation to amend the Agreement based on the outcomes of the General Review, aiming to conclude it by the end of this year. They also reaffirmed their determination to conclude a modern, comprehensive, high quality, and mutually beneficial RCEP in 2019.