President Jokowi: Prioritize the Palestinian Issue at the UN Security Council
By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, June 12 2018 - 19:30 IWST
Presiden Jokowi (Foto Setkab)
INDUSTRY.co.id - Bogor - President Joko Widodo stated that there are four Indonesian priorities which again become the fourth UN Security Council non-permanent member in the period 2019-2020.
"We want to strengthen the ecosystem of peace and stability of the world by strengthening the culture of peaceful conflict resolution," said President during a press conference at Bogor Palace on Tuesday (6/12/2018)
Secondly, the Head of State continues, Indonesia wants to strengthen the synergy between regional organizations with the UN Security Council.
Third, said Jokowi, Indonesia wants to improve a comprehensive or comprehensive approach in dealing with transnational crime, including terrorism.
"And we want to synergize efforts to create peace with the achievement of development agenda 2030," said President.
The head of state also advised specifically to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi to give priority to the issue of Palestine.
"The issue of Palestine will be Indonesia's priority in the UN Security Council," he said.
The President also requested the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the next six months to prepare well for Indonesia sitting on the UN Security Council, starting January 1, 2019, to come.
"This world belief is the responsibility we have to properly engage," the President said.