Indonesia Reaffirms Support for Timor Leste's ASEAN Membership

Fajar Nugraha    •    02 September 2016 18:16 WIB
ministry of foreign affairs
Indonesia Reaffirms Support for Timor Leste's ASEAN Membership
Foreign Minister AM Fachir met with his Timorese counterpart Roberto Soares (Photo: MoFA)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Indonesia has reaffirmed its support for Timor Leste's bid to join ASEAN.

Indonesian Foreign Deputy Minister AM Fachir conducted a meeting with his Timorese counterpart Roberto Soares in Jakarta on Thursday (9/1). They discussed about bilateral relations between the two countries.

"Indonesia always supports Timor Leste's bid to join ASEAN," said Foreign Deputy Minister AM Fachir in a press release on Friday (9/2).

"We always approach other ASEAN countries to help increase Timor Leste's capacity," he continued.

Meanwhile, Soares praised strong relationship between both countries. "Our relationship is very extraordinary," he stated.


(WAH)