Jokowi Looks to Advance Indonesia’s G-20 Agenda Despite the War in Ukraine

Jokowi Looks to Advance Indonesia’s G-20 Agenda Despite the War in Ukraine
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference after their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, June 30, 2022 (AP photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko).

Last month, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo noted that the country’s first-ever presidency of the G-20 in 2022 was a sign of its growing global stature. The remarks spoke to how Jokowi is walking a fine line between selectively engaging abroad, while also seeking to advance his immediate policy priorities at home.

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