ASHINGTON – Prabowo Subianto, Indonesia Defense has arrived in US in attending the invitation of Defense Secretary of USA, Mark T. Esper.
Mr. Prabowo has arrived savely in US and he is expected to meet with top officials at Pentagon from 15 to 19 October.
US officials considers Mr. Prabowo plays important roles related to geopolitics and geostrategic position in Indo-Pacific region. It is clearly that the visit is the acknowledgment of important role played by Indonesia in term of military agreement to be decided during the visit.
For Probowo himself his travel to US can be considered the culmination of a yearlong guest to regain respectability. Mean while, for Washington, it highlights the significance of Indonesia, a potentially important U.S. ally against China.
Mr. Prabowo has been granted by the State Department issuing him a visa as the symbol of acceptance.
Mr. Prabowo clearly states that the United States has critical role in maintaining peace and stability in Indo-Pacific region especially in Southeast Asia.
There are lots of intensive talks have scheduled during this trip between the two parties, and they will explore how two military forces can work together in the future to ensure the mutual interests are protected.
Mean while, the spokemam of Minister of Defence, Dahnil Azhar Siregar stated that Prabowo brings important mission related to defence to make Indonesia require sufficient weaponry as tools to defence the authority of Indonesia. Regarding the pros and cons of the visit, Dahnil said that just let be since Probowo has been faced so many events in his life as partriot for his beloved nation.