Indonesia, Australia Strengthen Ties on Security
IN an official visit to Indonesia, the Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop held the fourth Indonesia-Australia Foreign and Defense Ministers 2+2 Dialogue on October 27, in Bali, to discuss peace and security in the region. Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said that both countries had agreed to intensify military partnership.
"We discussed the South China Sea issue and the threats of terrorism. [Terrorism] is our common enemy, we…
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