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US offers to cooperate with Indonesia in vaccine production

  • Dian Septiari
    Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, November 18, 2020   /  12:35 pm
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Indonesian Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan (left) and United States President Donald Trump pose for a picture following a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on Tuesday local time.(Courtesy of Luhut's office/-)

The United States has offered to cooperate with Indonesia in vaccine production during the visit of Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan to Washington, DC.  Acting as President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s special envoy, Luhut and Indonesian Ambassador to the US Muhammad Lutfi were received by US President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday local time, according to a statement issued by Luhut’s office.  Trump was accompanied by his advisors Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump and CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation Adam Boehler. “In addition to meeting with President Donald Trump, Coordinating Minister Luhut was also welcomed by the US Vice President Mike Pence at his office. Pence offers joint vaccine production cooperation between US and Indonesian companies,” the stat...