Indonesia, Peru sign MOU on agriculture cooperation

Indonesia, Peru sign MOU on agriculture cooperation

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Nusa Dua, Bali (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Peru signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on agriculture cooperation on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.

The MOU was signed by Indonesian Agriculture Minister Suswono and Peruvian Foreign Affairs Minister Eda Rivas in the presence of the presidents of both countries.

The two countries also established cooperation in international agreement management. The agreement was signed by Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa and his Peruvian counterpart, Eda Rivas.

Prior to the signing of the MOU and the agreement, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono held a bilateral meeting with his Peruvian counterpart.

Yudhoyono said both nations have a lot of potential that can be developed further.

"If we combine our potential with new opportunities, our cooperation in the economic and other sectors will increase," he said.

Among those present at the meeting were Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa, and Minister/State Secretary Sudi Silalahi.

Earlier, Indonesia signed plans of action on strategic partnership with Vietnam and Papua New Guinea.

Indonesia and Vietnam signed the plan of action on the implementation of strategic partnership for 2014-2018 period.

The plan of action was signed by Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa and his Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Binh Minh, in the presence of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang.

Natalegawa pointed out that the plan contains detailed steps that will be taken by the two countries to achieve strategic partnership.

The two countries want to achieve clear and measurable targets by signing the plan of action, added Natalegawa.

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