PREMIUMGreat expectations overshadow Indonesia-Australia ties

first_imgLinkedin Facebook Google Forgot Password ? President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo returned from Canberra late on Monday having garnered largely positive responses to his historic state visit to Australia, owing much to the conclusion of a landmark economic agreement that paves the way for closer cooperation between the neighbors.However, some experts have cautioned against overstating the sentiment in Australia that Jakarta would become a helpful ally for Canberra to pursue its wider regional interests, particularly as they relate to China.Jokowi wrapped up his fourth visit to Australia with an historic address at a joint session of the Australian parliament, where he outlined not only the future of bilateral relations but also how the two countries could overcome challenges in the Indo-Pacific.In a speech to Australian lawmakers delivered in Indonesian, Jokowi said that both sides should put more focus on collabo… LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Log in with your social account Topics : Indonesia-Australia bilateral-relations Jokowi state-visit IA-CEPAlast_img

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