Indonesia Underlines Importance of IORA Concord

Sonya Michaella    •    26 Oktober 2016 19:18 WIB
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Indonesia Underlines Importance of IORA Concord
Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and IORA Secretary General KV Bhargirath (Photo:MTVN/Sonya Michaella), Nusa Dua: Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi conducted a meeting with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretary General KV Bhargirath.

"We discussed about IORA Concord," said Retno after the meeting at Bali International Convention Center in Nusa Dua, Bali on Wednesday (10/26).

"IORA Concord will be the foundation for IORA countries to strengthen cooperation," she continued.

Retno will attend the 16th IORA Council of Ministers Meeting tomorrow. The ministers will prepare IORA Concord for the first IORA Summit in Jakarta next year.

Indonesia is the chair of IORA for 2015-2017. It replaced Australia last year.