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Indonesia-Australia agree to extend defense cooperation

Tempo - February 4, 2018

Jakarta – Indonesian and Australian governments agreed to extend defense cooperation in The Perth Meeting Sub-Regional Defence Ministers Meeting on Counter-Terrorism held in Perth, Australia from Thursday Kamis (1/2) to Friday (2/2).

Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu stated in Jakarta on Saturday (3/2) that Indonesia and Australia have signed an extended defense cooperation agreement.

The minister explained that Indonesia and Australia have agreed to arrange security cooperation and defense framework started in February 1,2018.

"We are committed to strengthen bilateral ties and expand defense cooperation based on equality, mutual benefit, respect and trust," Ryamizard said.

– Antara

Source: https://en.tempo.co/read/news/2018/02/04/055915434/Indonesia-Australia-Agree-to-Extend-Defense-Cooperation