Meeting with Indonesia Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu

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Belarus suggests setting up joint ventures in Indonesia, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Indonesia Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu on 28 April.

The President stressed that there are no closed topics in cooperation between the two countries. Belarus is interested in enhancing cooperation with Indonesia both in the military industry and the civil sectors of the economy.

Aleksandr Lukashenko said that Belarus is ready to deliver products to Indonesia and share technologies setting up joint ventures. “It is very important for Indonesia and Belarus that we can set up joint ventures in Indonesia to produce finished products and sell them in other countries of the region,” the read of state said.

Aleksandr Lukashenko also emphasized that he would like to once again invite the President of Indonesia to visit Belarus. As part of the visit, the sides will be able to outline the strategy of developing relations between the two countries in the short-term period.

Indonesia Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, in turn, said that Indonesia is interested in Belarusian industrial products. High-tech cooperation also seems to be very promising.

The meeting focused on the operation of the Belarusian-Indonesian intergovernmental commission. The sides agreed that it is needed to work out a roadmap of cooperation and outline concrete avenues of joint work, and begin to fulfill these goals. Several working groups will be created for this purpose in the near future. Military industry cooperation will be one of the avenues of cooperation between the countries.