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Luhut: PNG Consider Buy Panzer Anoa PT Pindad
Papua New Guinea expressed interest in products made in Indonesia and expensive defense equipment Anoa armored vehicles made by PT. Pindad in a bilateral meeting delegations of the two countries in Port Moresby on Friday (04/01/2016), said Coordinating Minister for Politics Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan.
However, in a press conference on the results of the visit the mission of the delegations to the Republic of Fiji and Papua New Guinea which took place aboard Air Force Boeing 737-400 on a flight back to Jakarta from Port Moresby, Luhut claimed not to know the number of armored vehicles to be purchased Anoa neighbor countries that.
"The issue of how that would be purchased, it is a technical problem," he said.
In a bilateral meeting between Indonesia and PNG delegation which took place in one of the rooms in the country's parliament building, Luhut said he expressed willingness Indonesia buy Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas and doing the same work related downstream palm oil, he said.
According Luhut, Indonesia also willing to help Papua New Guinea, who will host the summit of the Forum Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in 2018, particularly related to the field of intelligence and security assistance.
In addition, Indonesia also supports the strengthening connectivity through open direct flights from Port Moresby to Jayapura and a number of other airports in the territory of Papua and West Papua, as Biak, Sorong and Merauke, he said.
"Please anytime Papua New Guinea is ready," said Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan.
Touching on the results of the Indonesian delegation's visit to Suva, Republic of Fiji, he said Fiji stressed the importance of cooperation in the fields of education, agriculture and water treatment. Even Fiji offers to Indonesian investors to develop the water treatment industry there, he said.
Seeing the government's response to the two countries, Luhut assess the positive results achieved in bilateral visits of the Indonesian delegation mission to Fiji and Papua New Guinea it.
Even participation kapolda Papuan native of Papua, as well as the governor, deputy governor and officials representing the government of this province of descent Melanesian such as Papua, West Papua, Maluku, North Maluku and East Nusa Tenggara has given a positive outlook from Fiji and Papua New Guinea, he said ,
"They also 'respect' (respect) the Papua Police Chief Brigadier General (Pol) Paul Waterpauw. So, our policy towards the South Pacific to be aggressive and holistic," said Luhut.
Indonesia in strengthening relations with countries in the South Pacific region, Luhut said the presence of a special envoy ably very important to support the government's holistic approach in solving various problems in the country, including in Papua.
In addition, to support the strengthening of relations with countries in the South Pacific, Fiji could be the basis (hub) Indonesia so that the presence of the Embassy of Indonesia in Suva, Fiji, and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, need attention.