Indonesia-Malaysia Agree to Fight Black Campaign of Palm Oil

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, November 23 2017 - 21:00 IWST

Presiden Jokowi dan PM Malaysia Najib Razak usai menghadiri Rundingan Tahunan ke 12 Indonesia-Malaysia (ist)
Presiden Jokowi dan PM Malaysia Najib Razak usai menghadiri Rundingan Tahunan ke 12 Indonesia-Malaysia (ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Kuching - Government of Indonesia and Malaysia agree on cooperation in fighting black campaign against palm oil trade. In the 12th anniversary of the Indonesia-Malaysia Annual Consultation, the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo said that the strengthening is done through the formation of the Council of Palm Oil Producers Countries.

"We must unite against the black campaign against our palm oil trade because it concerns the livelihood of small farmers both in Indonesia and in Malaysia," said President Jokowi at the 12th Indonesia-Malaysia Annual Consultation in Kuching, Malaysia, Wednesday (11/22/2017).

In terms of security, RI-Malaysia agreed on cooperation in the border area to prevent drug smuggling and terrorism crimes.

While PM Najib Razak specifically gave appreciation to Jokowi for his success in smog, Najib said this success shows the seriousness of the Indonesian government.

"It's been two years since Malaysia is not a problem, thanks to the serious attention of Indonesia, which gives relief to the people of Indonesia including Sarawak, the weather is relieved, good," said Najib.

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