President Jokowi Reaffirmed Indonesia's Commitment to Support Palestine
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reaffirmed Indonesia's commitment to continue to support the Palestinian struggle to become an independent, fully sovereign, and self-determined country with East Jerusalem as its capital.
This statement was made by the Head of State, Jokowi, during a bilateral meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohammad Ibrahim Shtayyeh, on the sidelines of the COP26 World Leaders Summit, at the Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, Scotland, Monday (01/11/2021). ).
"Palestine has always been an important concern for Indonesia," said President Jokowi.
|President Joko Widodo held a bilateral meeting with Palestinian PM Mohammad Ibrahim Shtayyeh, on the sidelines of the COP26 World Leaders Summit, at the Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, Scotland, Monday (01/11/2021). (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Laily Rachev)|
On this occasion, President Jokowi conveyed a number of things that were of concern to Indonesia regarding Palestine.
First, Indonesia is very concerned and condemns the various violations that Israel continues to do. Therefore, Indonesia proposes the establishment of an international mission as eyes and ears for the world for the various incidents that occurred in Jerusalem.
"Indonesia has on various occasions proposed the establishment of an international mission in Jerusalem to ensure the security and safety of residents in the occupied territories and maintain Jerusalem's status as a holy city for three religions," he said.
Second, Indonesia also encourages credible multilateral negotiations.
"Indonesia is ready to encourage the International Quartet to restart peace negotiations according to international parameters in order to reach a two-state solution that can coexist peacefully. I assure you that Indonesia will continue to support the Palestinian struggle in various international forums such as the UN, OIC, and NAM," said the President.
Third, the unity of Palestine has also become a concern for Indonesia and has become very important for the Palestinian struggle.