Indonesia, PNG agree to increase cooperation

West Papua News Network

Indonesia and Papua New Guinea have agreed to increase bilateral cooperation, the two countries` heads of state said ahead of their meeting here on Monday (17/06).

The bilateral meeting was part of the agenda of the current visit of Papua New Guinea`s Prime Minister Peter O`Neill to Indonesia.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono considered the state visit of the PNG prime minister this time very significant for developing and increasing the cooperation between the two countries following the meetings before in Honolulu and in the Bali Democracy Forum last year.

“This visit is very important not only for the two countries` bilateral relations but also for increasing and strengthening our relations and partnership. We have agreed to work more and seek more opportunities and comprehensive partnership,” he said.

Prime Minister O`Neill meanwhile said he was glad over the warn welcome that had been given to him and his delegation.

He said…

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