Indonesia president to push for peace with Ukraine, Russia visits -minister

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Indonesia President Joko Widodo is seen on a screen delivering his speech during G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting (FMCBG) at Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Hafidz Mubarak A /Pool via R

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo will visit both Ukraine and Russia next week to meet his counterparts and push for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict, his foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Retno Marsudi confirmed during a news conference the intention of Jokowi, as the Indonesian president is known, to visit Kyiv in addition to Moscow, which had been reported in Indonesian and Russian state media. Retno did not elaborate on what Jokowi, as president of the G20 this year, would discuss with the two leaders.


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