Japan-Indonesia Defense Minister’s Video Teleconference
August 12, 2020
Japan Ministry of Defense
On August 12, 2020, Minister KONO had a video teleconference with Minister of Defence of the Republic of Indonesia, Prabowo Subianto.
- The two ministers exchanged views on defense cooperation and exchanges between Japan and Indonesia. Minister Kono expressed the importance of continued and strengthened bilateral defense cooperation to continue pursuing synergies between the “ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific” issued by ASEAN in June last year and Japan’s concept of the “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”.
- The two ministers agreed on promoting vigorously defense cooperation and exchanges while maintaining communication between the defense authorities.