12 Aug '17, 11am

Singapore committed to long-term relationship with Indonesia: DPM Teo - Channel NewsAsia

JAKARTA: Singapore is committed to a long-term relationship with Indonesia and has worked on a good agenda for the upcoming Leaders' Retreat next month, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said on Saturday (Aug 12) as he wrapped up a two-day working visit to Jakarta. Mr Teo said that Singapore and Indonesia are very close neighbours and that both countries have built up this relationship of trust over the past five decades. During his trip, Mr Teo had met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo to discuss the agenda for the Leaders' Retreat in Singapore, which will mark the 50th anniversary of relations between the two countries. "For Singapore to see a united, stable, prosperous Indonesia is good, not just for Indonesia, but for the whole ASEAN region, as well as for Singapore," Mr Teo said to Singapore reporters at the end of his trip. "We benefit from that and I think our...

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