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Indonesia, India to Step Up Economic, Maritime Cooperation

Indonesia, India to Step Up Economic, Maritime Cooperation

Indonesia and India's foreign affairs ministers agreed to strengthen bilateral ties during a meeting held in Jakarta on Friday.

On a tour to three East Asian countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday inaugurated the 5th Round Table of ASEAN India Network of Think-Tank in Jakarta in Indonesia.

"We unequivocally condemned terrorism in all its forms".

Bilateral trade between India and Indonesia was worth almost $15 billion between January and October 2017, with Indonesia's surplus at $8.3 billion. While asserting the importance of India-Indonesia relations in the meeting, Swaraj urged the Think Tanks to strengthen consultation and suggest ways to enhance all kinds of cooperation between the ASEAN countries.

They will also endeavor to improve investment facilities in many sectors, including pharmacy and mining.

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Retno said any attempts to improve peace, stability and prosperity in the region will require "strengthening the regional architecture" - from dialogue to proactive engagement in regional forums such as the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).

A need to expand aviation links between the two countries was also discussed.

"Indeed our meeting today clearly demonstrated the strong commitment of India and Indonesia, two of Asia's largest nations and democracies, to work together to bring greater benefit to our people, to the region and to the world", Minister Marsudi said.

Talking about the participation of ASEAN leaders in the nation's 68th Republic Day ceremony, the External Affairs Minister said, "It will be an honour and prestige for us to host all 10 ASEAN leaders as guest of honours for our Republic Day".


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