see JAKARTA, July 27 (JDN.id) – Asian Games 2018 can be used as a platform to tie friendship and peace, said Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on Friday.
here “Not only as sports competition but (it is) also the symbol of friendship among countries,” said Marsudi during her meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, Seoul.
follow site As a special envoy of Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Minister Marsudi conveyed the invitation from the president to President Moon to attend the opening ceremony of the biggest Asian Olympics in Jakarta in August.
click Indonesia supports South Korea’s plan to form joint teams with North Korea to take part in the competition in several sports such as women basketball, canoe, and rowing.
see url Meanwhile, President Moon expressed his appreciation for the consistency of the Indonesian government in supporting peace on the Korean Peninsula, referring to the message delivered by President Widodo to the ambassador of South Korea and North Korea on April 30, 2018.
source link Marsudi also met with her South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha in Seoul on Thursday.
click The 18th Asian Games will be held in Jakarta and Palembang from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2.