Indonesia had been offered Russian crude oil at a 30 percent discount. Following that, state-owned oil company Pertamina said it was reviewing the risks of buying Russian oil.
In 2021, Indonesia had imported 987,005 tons or Rp1.2 trillion worth of corn. Starting this year, the government would strive to boost the production of low-aflatoxin corn to replace imported food corn.
"What the Ukrainian Ambassador did was very inappropriate as an ambassador running a diplomatic mission in a country," said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Teuku Faizasyah
Global food crisis has become one of the most pressing issues resulted from the war in Ukraine.
"All parties in Indonesia need to support the President."
In the afternoon, the President is scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"Thank you for the presence of President Jokowi, which is the first visit by an Asian leader since the invasion of Ukraine," said Zelenskyy
Iriana Joko Widodo became the first First Lady from Indonesia to enter a war zone.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) emphasized that millions of people in developing countries are facing the threat of starvation and are at risk of falling into poverty due to the food crisis arising from the war
In Ukraine and Russia, the President is to meet the leaders of their respective countries, namely Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow with an estimated meeting time of 29-30 June 2022.
President Widodo will be the first Asian leader to visit the two countries since Russia launched what is being described as a special operation in Ukraine
Jokowi invites Germany to increase investment in high-tech industries, including the Indonesian electric vehicle industry from the upstream to downstream sectors.
Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko said Indonesia was in a neutral position before the European Union Ambassador to Indonesia Vincent Piket
Greenpeace said they will continue the campaign.
President Joko Widodo said that the war that occurred in February 2022 in Ukraine had deepened the global economic crisis, whereas the world has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under these conditions, the domestic financial market lost USD 400 million in total foreign capital (net outflow) from January 1 to March 15, 2022.
Both Xi and Widodo agreed that Russia and Ukraine must hold further dialogue to prevent the humanitarian crisis from spreading, according to media reports.
Indonesia can take the initiative to encourage and push G20 leaders to find the urgently-needed formula to put an end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as it has been impacting the world at large.
The Indonesian Communication and Informatics Ministry is seeking an alternative cargo plane to transport SATRIA-1 satellite after an Antonov An-225 Mriya, its initial choice for the task, was destroyed during the war in Ukraine.
Indonesia's trade with Russia in 2021 recorded a surplus of US$239.8 million. Meanwhile, trade in JanuaryFebruary 2022 experienced a deficit of US$15 million.