Indonesian FM to meet Troika European ministers Monday 2009-11-06 13:42:12   Print

    JAKARTA, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa will meet Troika European Ministers, consisted of German foreign minister, Portugal foreign minister and Commissioner for External Relations and Neighborhood Policy on Monday.

    "The meeting is very important to increase relationship between Indonesia and EU in fields of politic, economy and trade," the Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Teuku Faizasyah told reporters at a press briefing here on Friday.

    He also said that the meeting will also be attended by the Sweden FM Carl Bildt who chairs the European Union.

    According to Faizasyah, the meeting will be a legal umbrella to cover various issues on politics and economy.

    The meeting was last held in 2007 and the next one had been scheduled in Beijing several months ago but it was canceled following dispute between Indonesia and the EU on flight ban against Indonesian airlines to the region.

Editor: Zhang Xiang
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