Retno Opens IORA Ministerial Meeting

Sonya Michaella    •    27 Oktober 2016 12:25 WIB
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Retno Opens IORA Ministerial Meeting
Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi opened the 16th IORA Council of Ministers Meeting in Bali on Thursday (10/27) morning (Photo: MTVN/Sonya Michaella)

Metrotvnews.com, Bali: Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi opened the 16th IORA Council of Ministers in Bali this morning.

However, Retno then left Bali to pay her final respects to her deceased father in Semarang.

"The conference will be led by South Africa," said Retno during the opening ceremony at Bali International Convention Center in Nusa Dua, Bali on Thursday (10/27).

Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir said IORA ministers have expressed their condolences to her.

Arrmanatha added they have canceled all bilateral meetings today. Meanwhile, the two-plus-two meeting with Australia will still be conducted.



(WAH)