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Russian ambassador feels at home in Jakarta

  • Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, July 13 2018   /  03:03 am

JP/I Gede Dharma JSOnly a few months into the job, Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Lyudmila Georgievna Vorobieva has said that she already feels “very much at home” in Jakarta. “I really like Indonesia and I find that although Russia and Indonesia are very far geographically, there are some similarities, in being very big countries, and being very diverse countries in terms of multi-ethnic composition,” she told The Jakarta Post recently. Along with 10 other ambassadors, Vorobieva presented her letter of credence to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in April.  Since arriving in Jakarta, she said she has enjoyed interacting with the Indonesian people, from colleagues at the Foreign Ministry and other government agencies to “people on the street who smile and are extremely friendly”. “I also enjoy the weather. It’s so warm and very much [full ...