Foreign Affairs/US-Indonesia Relations

Biden to Host Indonesian President Jokowi for Meeting in November

U.S. President Joe Biden will host Indonesian President Jokowi for a meeting in November, following their recent meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in New Delhi. President Biden congratulated President Widodo on his leadership of ASEAN and the G20 during Indonesia’s presidency. The White House looks forward to welcoming President Widodo in Washington for a bilateral meeting and to San Francisco for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in November. (White House Press Stateme3nt)

Harris Meets Jokowi in Indonesia

“Vice President Kamala Harris met today with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, Indonesia. The two leaders highlighted the strength of U.S.-Indonesia ties and announced their intention to elevate the U.S. Indonesia relationship to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. In the context of this expanded partnership, the leaders look forward to deepening cooperation on economic growth and development; energy; maritime issues; defense; global and regional issues; people-to-people contacts; the digital economy and cybersecurity; global health; and building a sustainable future. Vice President Harris congratulated Indonesia on its successful ASEAN chairmanship, and expressed support for Indonesia’s leadership in the Indo-Pacific.”(US Embassy website)