INDONESIA – GREECE: EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION…

by on 28 January 2017

Indonesia, Greece Eye Stronger Defense Ties…

A recent meeting puts the growing defense relationship in the spotlight…

On January 25, the secretary general of Indonesia’s defense ministry received a courtesy call from Greece’s ambassador to Indonesia Georgios Dogoritis. The development placed the spotlight on the growing defense partnership between the two countries.

The idea of more defense collaboration between Indonesia and Greece would make sense for both sides. Indonesia would be able to further expand its growing list of defense industrial partnerships while developing its indigenous capabilities, a key priority under the government of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (See: “An Indonesian Defense Revolution Under Jokowi?”). Greece, for its part, would be able to promote Greek military products to an important and growing Asian market.

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