June 30, 2020, 09.56 PM

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Minister of Foreign Affairs in Indonesia Retno Marsudi highlighted the importance of cooperation as a regional Covid-19 response during the Special ASEAN-Australia Foreign Ministers Meeting on Covid-19 on June 30.

“This meeting is held to specifically discuss the measures taken among ASEAN countries and Australia in responding to the Covid-19 emergency health crisis and recovery post-pandemic,” said Retno Marsudi during the virtual event held in which ASEAN’s foreign ministers and Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne were present.

Read also: Australia’s Rp 61 Billion Plan to Aid Indonesia’s Coronavirus Pandemic Fight

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister mentioned three topics during the meeting.

The first was cooperation to find a vaccine followed by strengthening regional partnerships.

The third topic was cooperation in addressing transnational crimes.

Together for a vaccine discovery

Retno explained how Indonesia is a co-sponsor for a Covid-19 resolution that was adopted by the 73rd World Health Assembly last May 2020.

The Foreign Minister mentioned how there is a paragraph in the Covid-19 resolution about medication and vaccines.

Read also: Home Affairs Minister: Indonesia Must Find Coronavirus Vaccine to Beat Pandemic


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