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US to provide US$30 million in COVID-19 aid to Indonesia

03/08/2021 10:32 AM

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 -- The United States has informed Indonesia that it will provide an additional US$30 million in coronavirus-related assistance, Sputnik quoted National Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne as saying in a press release.

“National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met today with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi of Indonesia in Washington, DC to discuss opportunities to deepen the US-Indonesia Strategic Partnership,” Horne said on Monday. ‘Mr. Sullivan informed Foreign Minister Marsudi that the United States will provide an additional US$30 million in COVID-19 assistance to Indonesia.”

The United States has provided the government of Indonesia more than US$65 million in assistance since the coronavirus pandemic started, Horne said.

The United States will continue to high-level talks with Indonesia to promote freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region, Horne added.




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