Boediono will not represent Yudhoyono at G-20, APEC Summits
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono instructed Vice President Boediono to cancel his trip to the
G-20 Summit in Seoul, South Korea, or the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
CEO Summit, 30 minutes before Boediono was due to depart, on Wednesday evening.
to kontan.co.id, Boediono and his
entourage were ready to leave Jakarta at 10 p.m. on Wednesday.
Yudhoyono decided to attend the two summits himself, vice presidential
spokesman Yopie Hidayat said, adding that Mount Merapi’s latest eruptions had
affected the decision.
Merapi eruptions are now under control,” Yopie said, adding that Yudhoyono
would fly to South Korea on Thursday at noon, but would continue to monitor the