Jokowi Arrives in Germany, Carrying Peace Mission


The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, will begin his working visit to Germany starting today. As scheduled, Jokowi will attend the G7 Summit in Germany. According to him, Indonesia specifically brings peace missions to Ukraine and Russia.

It is known, that President Jokowi is scheduled to attend the G7 Summit today at the Elmau Palace, Germany. Indonesia will participate as a G7 partner country with India, South Africa, Senegal, and Argentina. Indonesia was invited in the capacity as the holder of the G20 Presidency.

Speaking at a press conference at Soekarno Hatta Airport, Tangerang, Jokowi said that during the meeting Indonesia would specifically bring peace missions to Ukraine and Russia.

“Here we will encourage and invite the G7 countries to jointly seek peace in Ukraine and also find solutions as soon as possible in dealing with the food crisis, the energy crisis, which is engulfing the world,” said Jokowi.

The G7 summit will be held in the Bavarian Alps, Germany from June 26 to June 28. This agenda is part of efforts to forge a wider international alliance against Russia.

In addition, one of the issues to be discussed is the issue of food. Jokowi admits this is not easy, but the government will continue to work on it.

“Indeed, this effort is not easy, but we will continue to strive,” said Jokowi.

After attending the G7 Germany summit, Jokowi confirmed that he would immediately go to Ukraine and Russia. Jokowi will meet President Volodymyr Zelensky and President Vladimir Putin.

In addition to discussing the possibility of the two countries opening dialogue and ending the war that has occurred in the last four months, Jokowi will also discuss the food supply chain that has been hampered so far.

Previously, after traveling for approximately 13 hours, a Garuda Indonesia plane with flight code GIA-1 carrying President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Iriana Jokowi arrived at Munich International Airport.

Jokowi and Iriana descended the plane steps and were greeted by the Minister of European and International Affairs, State of Bavaria Melanie Huml, the Indonesian Ambassador to Germany Arif Havas Oegroseno, and his wife, and the Indonesian Defense Attaché Colonel Budi Wibowo and his wife.

Jokowi, who saw the enthusiasm of the people, immediately got out of the car and greeted the people.

Meanwhile, at the hotel door, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, who arrived early to prepare for Jokowi’s visit to Germany, seemed to welcome them.