The Jakarta Post
Former vice president Jusuf Kalla said he is ready to join the ticket of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle’s (PDI-P) Megawati Soekarnoputri as a vice presidential candidate for the 2014 election.
Kalla said he “wouldn’t mind” being paired with Megawati and that he would not represent Golkar Party in the bid.
“If I am not representing Golkar Party, then I have no objection to the proposal. Everything is possible in politics,” Kalla told reporters during a visit to Multimedia Nusantara University in Serpong, Banten.
Kalla said that he had had informal talks with the PDI-P but refused to confirm if the party had officially asked him to join the ticket. “That’s not a pressing matter,” Kalla said.
Kalla, who is a former chairman and still member of the Golkar Party, said that the leadership of Golkar could do little about his presidentia...