Updates - Press Release
2019 ANNUAL PRESS STATEMENT
OF THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA
Jakarta, 9 Januari 2019
Before I begin the Annual Press Statement, let us take a moment of silence for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami disasters.
Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh,
Good morning and may peace be upon us all,
Your Excellencies, Ambassadors of friendly countries and Heads of International Organizations,
Honorable Chair of the First Commission and Members of Parliament,
Our Seniors: Dr. Alwi Shihab, Dr. Marty Natalegawa,
Family Members of Mr. Adam Malik Ambassadors, elders and all members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, both who are serving in Indonesia, and those serving abroad,
Editors-in-chief of Media Outlets, journalists, stakeholders
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen,
Let me begin by wishing all of you a very happy and prosperous New Year.
May 2019 be a better and more prosperous year for all.
On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I would like to wish you a Happy New Year 2019.
The President of the Republic of Indonesia opened the first day of 2019 with 3 words: optimism, optimism and optimism.
Let us be optimistic. Let us continue to work together to create a better world for all of us.
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Jakarta, 5 August 2018 – A 7.0 magnitude earthquake, followed by a series of aftershocks, struck North Lombok in North Nusa Tenggara, today 5th of August 2018 at 18.46 Western Indonesian Time.
18 MAY 2018
- ASEAN strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in the vicinity of three churches and police stations in Surabaya and Pekanbaru, Indonesia on 13, 14 and 16 May 2018, which resulted in the loss of innocent lives and caused injuries to many.
- ASEAN extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved families, and wishes the injured a quick recovery.
- ASEAN fully supports the efforts of the Government of Indonesia in addressing the situation and bringing the perpetrators to justice.
- ASEAN stands in solidarity with the Government and people of Indonesia in this difficult time. We also reaffirm our commitment to enhance regional counter- terrorism cooperation.