1 Mar 2018 11:59

Indonesian president receives Patrushev

MOSCOW. March 1 (Interfax) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev have discussed cooperation in the war on terrorism in Jakarta, the Russian Security Council said in a statement.

"They have discussed the expansion of contacts between law enforcement agencies, courts, and security services of Russia and Indonesia. Emphasis was put on upgrading security agreements," the statement said.

"Russia and Indonesia have similar or identical approaches to a majority of pressing global affairs. [The sides] stressed the importance of bilateral constructive interaction in the war on international terrorism, including the suppression of financing for terrorism," the statement said.

Patrushev led the Russian delegation to Russian-Indonesian security consultations in Jakarta.