11/13/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/13/2023 17:32
Washington, D.C. - Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific Chairwoman Young Kim (R-CA) issued the following statement during the visit of Indoesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
"We welcome Indonesian President Jokowi to Washington, D.C. today. As the largest democracy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is a significant U.S. partner with immense economic and defense potential. We urge President Biden to seek concrete deliverables from this meeting, particularly in expanding maritime domain awareness collaboration and working towards concluding a critical minerals trade agreement that will strengthen the supply chain both domestically in the U.S. and internationally of these critical minerals."