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Argentina eyes strategic partnership with Indonesia

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 12 2012   /  08:33 am
Hector Marcos Timerman: (JP/Veeramalla Anjaiah)(JP/Veeramalla Anjaiah)

Hector Marcos Timerman: (JP/Veeramalla Anjaiah)Argentina wants to establish a strategic partnership with its fourth biggest trading partner in Asia, Indonesia, and forge close cooperation in various areas, as the present level of bilateral trade is still not commensurate with the potential of both countries, according to Argentina’s top diplomat.

“The trade figures are not well represented in our bilateral relationship. We are willing to change that.
I will be talking to the Foreign Minister of Indonesia tomorrow [Wednesday] about several issues and strategic partnerships will be one of them,” visiting Argentinean Foreign Minister Hector Marcos Timerman told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.

Timerman was invited to Indonesia by Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa to forge a stronger relationship between the two regional powers. Both ministers will be meeting on Wednesday...