We have been concentrating on the anticipated visit of President Vladimir Putin to Jakarta. We have been working hard on that, and we hope that the schedule will allow him to visit Jakarta in 2020 upon the invitation of President Joko Widodo.Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Jakarta is presently prepping to welcome its leader, President Vladimir Putin, who plans to embark on an official visit to Indonesia by 2020.
Deputy Ambassador of Russia to Indonesia Oleg V. Kopylov confirmed this information at a press briefing held in Jakarta, Wednesday, and stated that the embassy had yet to ensure the details pertaining to this plan.
"We have been concentrating on the anticipated visit of President Vladimir Putin to Jakarta. We have been working hard on that, and we hope the schedule will allow him to visit Jakarta in 2020 upon the invitation of President Joko Widodo," Kopylov stated.
The preparations, including several documents, are currently being reviewed and will later be signed by the leaders of both countries.
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"Among them is a document of the declaration on strategic partnership between Indonesia and Russia that will mark a big step ahead in the two countries' relations," Kopylov noted.
Putin's visit and the inking of strategic partnership agreements will simultaneously be marked as a symbolic achievement of the 70th anniversary of bilateral relations between Indonesia and Russia in 2020.
Other documents to be inked are joint statements and agreements concerning international information security and visa scheme simplification to ease the mobility of tourists arriving from each country.
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