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Hungary seeks stronger ties with Indonesia

  • Apriza Pinandita

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, October 23, 2019   /  02:20 pm
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Hungarian Ambassador to Indonesia Judit Pach (center) talks with several guests before the screening of documentary film “I was 12 in '56” during a commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution in Jakarta on Tuesday.(Courtesy of/Hungarian Embassy)

As Hungary commemorated on Wednesday the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, the Hungarian Embassy in Jakarta wanted to take the opportunity to strengthen the country’s relations with Indonesia, saying that both nations had similarities in history and spirit. Hungarian Ambassador to Indonesia Judit Pach said Indonesian and Hungarian people shared a similar mindset of freedom and rights and therefore it could serve as an excellent basis for stronger bilateral relations. "Without a doubt, we would not be standing here and enjoying the benefits of this friendly and flourishing partnership without overcoming all the difficulties our nation went through in the past,” Pach said in a cultural event to commemorate the youth-led revolution held by the Hungarian Embassy in Jakarta on Tuesday. With its status as one of the most stable economies in Europe, Hungary views its 1956 rev...