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Dems reiterate support for Prabowo amid persistent doubts

  • Karina M. Tehusijarana and Asip Hasani

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Thu, April 11, 2019   /  09:32 am
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Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, son of Democratic Party chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and head of the party’s joint election command (Kogasma)(Antara/Jessica Helena Wuysang)

The Democratic Party has reiterated its support for Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto’s presidential bid, following rumblings of discord between the party and the Prabowo-Sandiaga Uno campaign. Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, son of Democratic Party chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and head of the party’s joint election command (Kogasma), joined Prabowo at a rally in Surakarta, Central Java, on Wednesday, after missing several previous campaign events. “I, Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, together with the Democratic Party, am fighting for Prabowo-Sandi. Hopefully our lives will be better in the future,” he said at the rally, after being asked on stage by Prabowo, as shown in a video on the official Gerindra Youtube channel. “Let us continue to work until April 17. There are only seven days left, let us close ranks to ensure the victory of Prabowo-Sandi,...