Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ meeting with Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Ma’ruf Amin

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met this morning, at Maximos Mansion, with the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Ma’ruf Amin, who is visiting Greece for the first time.

During the meeting, it was noted that 2024 marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Greece and Indonesia, while the two sides expressed the mutual will to strengthen bilateral relations, particularly in the economic sectors, as well as in areas of mutual interest, such as tourism and the blue economy.

In this context, the Prime Minister extended an invitation to Indonesia to participate with its delegation in the 9th “Our Ocean Conference” to be hosted by Greece in 2024.

Moreover, the two leaders exchanged views on issues of international and regional interest, focusing on the developments in the Middle East.

The Prime Minister expressed his condolences for the casualties in the bombing of the Indonesian Hospital in Gaza and reiterated the need for humanitarian pauses and respect for Humanitarian Law.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated that the solution for a sustainable peace in the Middle East is political and is a two-state solution. Finally, he stressed the commitment of Greece and Indonesia to International Law and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as a principle for the peaceful resolution of disputes.