Kyiv, 30 June 2022 (TDI): President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo visited Ukraine and met the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The President of Ukraine discussed the importance of Indonesia’s role and President Joko Widodo’s personal authority in the international arena.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, said, “Ukraine greatly appreciates the support of the Indonesian people and your support, Mr. President, in this time of war for freedom and independence of our state.”
Ukraine highly appreciates the support of the people of Indonesia and personally of President Joko Widodo at this time of war for the freedom and independence of our state. https://t.co/iR4XrTiu30
— UKR Embassy in Indonesia (@ukr_embassy) June 29, 2022
Furthermore, he said that Ukraine will defend its freedom in the colonialist war that was started by Russia.
Indonesian support for Ukraine
President Zelenskyy thanked his Indonesian counterpart for his support for Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity.
He said, “the facilitation of the Chairman and members of the G20 is extremely important for the restoration of peace.
I am grateful to you, Mr. President, for the personal invitation to take part in the G20 summit, and, of course, I accept the invitation.
Ukraine’s participation will depend on the security situation in the country and the composition of participants.”
During the meeting, both countries’ leaders discussed key issues on the global agenda. First of all, the Russian blockade of Ukrainian seaports and resuming the export of domestic agriculture products were discussed.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed, “Russia is blackmailing the world with hunger. It blocked the supply of food from Ukraine, which played a stabilizing role for the world market.
Tens of millions of tons of grain from Ukraine should reach consumers, in particular, the people of Indonesia”.
Apart from this, the two counterparts also announced a Visa-free regime agreement between Ukraine and Indonesia.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said it is good news and it is important from all points of view. Such as for the economy, social development, education, and human relations.