Synergy at Sea New Party Boss
Maritime security will be part of closer ties between Indonesia and India as discussed on the two-day state visit of President Joko Widodo to the subcontinent Deputy Speaker of the MPR People’s Representative Assembly Oesman Sapta Odang takes the lead of
ndia and Indonesia share a lot of commonalities in their diverse multicultural composition, foreign policy postures and historical linkages. Both countries also have important stakes in the maritime issues that plague the Indo-pacific region. On his mid-december two-day visit to India, President Joko Widodo and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed a range of issues and areas of collaboration with a focus on the enhancement of maritime synergy between the two countries that initiated the 1955 Asia-africa Conference. In a statement released after the talks, Indonesia and India, “Share common interests in ensuring maritime security and the safety of sea lines of communication.” The communiqué also emphasised the need for freedom of navigation rights and a peaceful resolution in the disputed South China Sea while committing to more naval exercises.