Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
Indonesia has clarified the news about their unwillingness to cooperate with other parties for bilateral and multilateral cooperation regarding the World Summit on Cyber Governance 2017 by releasing a press release on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. In the recent spreading news, it was told that Indonesia decided to turn down several cooperation with some delegations to create bilateral and multilateral meetings. Therefore, Indonesia has proven the allegations to be untrue, as they have released a clarification on this matter.
In the press release, Indonesia clarified that the state is really open to bilateral and multilateral meetings that are being held by other parties. Indonesia was also regretting the unfavorable political act by spreading false accusations. Also, the state is confirming the cancellation of the previous multilateral agreement as they felt that the meetings and the points on the Memorandum of Understanding did not accommodate the interests of their state. Other than that, the state also apologized on this event, but they also emphasized that the state’s national interest should be top priority.