The President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo has introduced his Cabinet of Ministers. Ambassador Retno Marsudi has been appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Retno is a career diplomat with broad experience in European issues.
According to the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Indonesia Volodymyr Pakhil, the said appointment will boost relations between the two countries. The national news agency Antara featured an article on this issue, the full text of which can be found here.