JAKARTA, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s chief Joko Widodo mentioned on Thursday he would convey to United States President Joe Biden of their assembly on Monday that the continued warfare between Israel and Hamas ought to be stopped.
Jokowi, because the chief of the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation is popularly identified, is about to fly to Riyadh for a global summit concerning the warfare on Friday, the result of which he mentioned he’ll convey to Biden.
“I can be delegated to inform President Joe Biden that the Hamas-Israel warfare ought to instantly be stopped,” he mentioned, declining to offer additional particulars.
Hamas gunmen burst by way of to Israel on Oct. 7 and killed 1,400 individuals, prompting the Israeli army to launch relentless assaults on Gaza through which Palestinian authorities say greater than 10,500 have been killed.
Indonesia has joined many nations in calling for a right away ceasefire and has despatched humanitarian support to Gaza.
A White Home spokesperson beforehand mentioned Jokowi and Biden would additionally focus on methods to uphold worldwide regulation and guarantee a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Enhancing by Kanupriya Kapoor
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