JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – President Joko Widodo held a bilateral meeting with President of the United States Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 forum meeting in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday (8/7/2017).
Jokowi uploaded two photos of his meeting with Trump via Twitter account @Jokowi.
"It turns out Donald Trump likes to be funny.We discussed the economic cooperation between countries -Jkw," wrote Jokowi.
It turns out Donald Trump likes to be funny. We were discussing economic cooperation between countries -Jkw pic.twitter.com/EwhCH0UMek
Joko Widodo (@jokowi) July 8, 2017
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Setkab.go.id website mentioned, on that occasion, Trump expressed his joy in this meeting because Indonesia is known as a very good country leadership.
He hopes that the meeting will result in many deals.
"I hope we become friends and can make a lot of deals, we already have a relatively large amount of economic cooperation," Trump said.
Meanwhile, Jokowi said that Trump has many fans and friends in Indonesia. "So, the people of Indonesia in particular can welcome well," said Jokowi.
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Jokowi also expressed appreciation for the visit of United States Vice President Michael Pence to Indonesia about three months ago.
Jokowi conveys how Pence underscores US commitment in strengthening strategic partnerships with Indonesia."We are very appreciative for giving Indonesia a chance as one of the 4 countries visited in Asia in your first term," said Jokowi.
In the meeting, Jokowi was accompanied by Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, and Head of BKPM Thomas Lembong.