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Bonds between democracies

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, April 21 2017 | 01:07 am

PREMIUM The visit of United States Vice President Mike Pence to Indonesia is not a mere stop over on his Asia Pacific tour. The fact he chose to spend two nights in Jakarta between visits to Washington’s traditional allies, Tokyo, Seoul and Canberra, testifies to the recognition by US President Donald Trump’s administration of Indonesia’s importance as a strategic partner in the region.