“We wish to conceive extra concrete and technical (options) by way of actual cooperation, however we’ve (deliberated) the substances. We face the identical challenges on this planet,” Mahfud mentioned throughout a go to to Indonesia’s Seroja Heroes Cemetery right here on Thursday.
The coordinating minister knowledgeable that a few of the nationwide challenges that he mentioned with Ramos-Horta had been post-COVID-19, international improvement and geopolitics, and the consolidation of democracy challenges.
“The pandemic is a pure problem that plagued all the world. (The pandemic) is over for now, however we have to cooperate to make sure (the identical catastrophe) won’t repeat or, if one other happens (sooner or later), can be much less harmful,” he mentioned.
Mahfud mentioned that the second problem is expounded to the worldwide improvement and geopolitics points, in addition to warfare that may disrupt worldwide relations.
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He identified that the continuing Russia-Ukraine battle has induced fluctuations within the costs of fundamental requirements and has thereby, affected the worldwide financial system.
“The third problem is the consolidation of democracy in lots of elements of the world. We have to develop this collectively, but (we’re additionally dealing with) challenges on this facet, resembling digital dictatorship,” the coordinating minister mentioned.
In addition to deliberating nationwide challenges, he mentioned that almost all features mentioned in the course of the assembly pertained to bilateral protocols, together with concrete follow-up actions that must be finalized.
Mahfud additionally conveyed President Joko Widodo’s invitation to Ramos-Horta to go to Jakarta to additional deliberate on technical and substantive issues associated to the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Timor Leste.
“These features are what we’ve mentioned now, and we’ll proceed the dialogue later in Jakarta,” the coordinating minister mentioned.
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