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Jokowi talks economic ties with new foreign envoys

  • Marchio Irfan Gorbiano

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 21 2019   /  02:14 am
First impressions: Fourteen new foreign ambassadors wait their turn to present their credentials to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday. (Antara/Wahyu Putro A)(Antara/Wahyu Putro A)

First impressions: Fourteen new foreign ambassadors wait their turn to present their credentials to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday. (Antara/Wahyu Putro A)President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo received letters of credentials from 14 new ambassadors at the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday. The submission of the letters marked the commencement of the ambassadors’ official duties in Indonesia.Ten of the new envoys are resident ambassadors, with four coming from Europe, including European Union Ambassador Vincent Piket, Dutch Ambassador Lambertus Christiaan Grijns, French Ambassador Olivier Chambard and Greek Ambassador Apostolos Baltas.The six other resident envoys were Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Arturo Torres, Zimbabwean Ambassador Sophia Nyamudeza, Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Khosh Heikal Azad, Laotian Ambassador Phomma Sidsenna, Canadian Am...