JAKARTA, July 31 (JDN.id) – Democrat Party and Gerindra Party sealed the deal on Monday to have a joint forces in one coalition for the upcoming presidential election 2019 after an eye-to-eye meeting between party leaders Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, popularly known as SBY, and Prabowo Subianto on Monday (30/7).
After the meeting, retired General Prabowo and Gerindra Chairman said both parties agreed to make political cooperation.
“We have deals to cooperate in politics in one coalition,” Prabowo said after the meeting as quoted by Suara.com.
He said, his team will set vision and mission and will declare his Vice President candidate soon.
“He (SBY) has left all of the decisions to me. It doesn’t have to be Agus Harimurthi Yudhoyono,” Prabowo said.
Meanwhile SBY confirmed his support for Prabowo as a Presidential Candidate.
“We are here with the conviction that Prabowo is our presidential candidate,” said SBY.
watch This is the second time this month that the two leaders held a meeting.