Jokowi, Volodymyr Zelenskyy Meet In Ukraine's Mariinsky Palace
29 June 2022 21:56 WIB
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi has arrived at the Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv, and was greeted by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 3:00 PM local times, the Indonesian Cabinet Secretariat (Setkab) website reported.
The state leaders entered the palace after taking a brief photo session just outside of the palace gate.
Jokowi's presence in the war-stricken country is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, which aims to broker peace between Ukraine and Russia.
"The mission is to urge Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to open the possibility of holding a peace dialogue, as the war has to be stopped, and this is also related to the food supply chain that must be activated again," said the President according to the Cabinet Secretary website.
After leaving Ukraine, the President is scheduled to continue his overseas state visit to Russia in hopes to meet President Vladimir Putin.
"From Ukraine, I will head to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin. Once again, with the same mission, I will invite President Putin to open a space for dialogue and as soon as possible to carry out a ceasefire and stop the war," Jokowi insisted.