September 21, 2022, 08.44 PM

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi chaired the Indonesia-Australia-Timor Leste Trilateral Meeting in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to discuss joint efforts to accelerate economic recovery, among other things.

Held on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly, the meeting was attended by Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Timor Leste Foreign Minister Adaljiza Magno besides Marsudi.

The three foreign ministers discussed several areas of cooperation, including connectivity, food security, and energy, which are considered important to be encouraged.

They also agreed on the importance of all countries respecting the principles of the UN Charter consistently.

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"The principle of respect for territorial sovereignty and integrity is one of the very important principles to be respected," Marsudi said in a statement issued on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

In addition, they also agreed on the importance of promoting the issue of women's empowerment. Gender mainstreaming is important in all areas of cooperation among the three neighboring countries.

The issues of G20, ASEAN, and maritime cooperation were also highlighted at the meeting.

"As G20 President, Indonesia is making constant efforts to ensure that the G20 will be able to continue to work and produce concrete cooperation not only for its members but the world community as well," the minister said.

Indonesia has always paid attention to the interests of developing nations, she added.

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