Departing For Ukraine And Russia Bringing Peace Mission, Jokowi: War Must Stop, Food Supply Chain Must Be Active Again
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JAKARTA - President Joko Widodo is on a working visit starting today. Jokowi departed from Soekarno-Hatta Airport and will undergo a number of activities, one of which is traveling to Ukraine and Russia carrying a peace mission.

The first agenda, Jokowi will first go to Germany to attend the G7 Summit until 27 June. Indonesia, in this summit, acts as a partner country of the G7 and as chairman of the G20 Presidency.

"Here we will encourage, invite the G7 countries to jointly seek peace in Ukraine and also find solutions as soon as possible in dealing with the food crisis, the energy crisis that is engulfing the world. Indeed, this effort is not easy, but we Indonesia will continue to trying," said Jokowi at Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Sunday, June 26.

After that, Jokowi will visit Ukraine and meet with President Zelenskyy. To Zelenskyy, Jokowi will invite him to open a space for dialogue in order to build peace.

"The war must stop and those related to the food supply chain must be reactivated," said Jokowi.

After leaving Ukraine, Jokowi will head straight to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin. "With the same mission I will call on President Putin to open a space for dialogue and as soon as possible to carry out a ceasefire and stop the war," he continued.

Then, the last agenda, Jokowi will visit the United Arab Emirates to resume discussions on economic cooperation and investment between Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates.

"This visit is not only important for Indonesia but also important for developing countries to prevent people from developing and low-income countries from falling into extreme poverty and hunger," said Jokowi.

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