Jokowi Says Duterte Committed to Fight Drugs

Desi Angriani    •    13 September 2016 14:45 WIB
Jokowi Says Duterte Committed to Fight Drugs
President Joko Widodo (Photo: MI/Panca Syurkani), Jakarta: President Joko Widodo affirmed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not interfere over the execution of Philippine drug convict Mary Jane Veloso.

"President Duterte said he will not interfere with our judicial process," Jokowi said here on Tuesday (9/13/2016).

Jokowi mentioned Duterte is very committed to fight drugs. He praised Duterte's war on drugs in the Philippines.

"He doesn't tolerate drugs," he continued.

Jokowi and Duterte discussed about Mary Jane when the later visited Indonesia last week.

The Indonesian government postponed Mary Jane's execution last year as a respect to the legal process in the Philippines.