18 Mar '11, 7am

Indonesian defence minister in S'pore for official visit: SINGAPORE: The Indonesian Minister for Defence, Dr Pur...

Indonesian defence minister in S'pore for official visit: SINGAPORE: The Indonesian Minister for Defence, Dr Pur...

SINGAPORE: The Indonesian Minister for Defence, Dr Purnomo Yusgiantoro, called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean at the Ministry of Defence on Friday morning. Dr Purnomo is in Singapore for an official visit. During the visit, Mr Teo and Dr Purnomo exchanged views on the regional security situation and on enhancing bilateral ties. Singapore's Ministry of Defence said Dr Purnomo's visit underscores the close and long-standing defence relations between Singapore and Indonesia. The two armed forces, which have a long history of close and mutually beneficial cooperation, interact regularly through a wide range of activities, including exercises, visits, professional exchanges and cross-attendance of courses.

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