Jokowi expressly provides support for Palestine and offends that Palestine has not yet enjoyed its independence.
President Joko Widodo delivered his first speech at the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) today, Wednesday, September 23, 2020.In his speech, Jokowi explicitly provided support for Palestine and offended Palestine not yet enjoying its independence.”The spirit of cooperation will always be put forward by Indonesia. A spirit that benefits all parties, without leaving any country. No one, no country should be left behind,” said Jokowi in a UN General Assembly speech broadcast in the YouTubu Presidential Secretariat, Wednesday, September 23, 2020. .Jokowi said the conflicts, fisheries and hunger felt in various countries in the world were not in accordance with the principles of the UN charter and international law.Indonesia will continue to play its role as a brigde builder, as part of the solution.
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Affirm the Peace Commitment
“Palestine is the only country present at the Bandung Conference that has yet to enjoy its independence. Indonesia continues to consistently provide support for Palestine to obtain its rights,” said the Head of State.The statement was conveyed with reference to the Dasa Sila Bandung which was the result of the Asian-African Conference meeting.”In our own region, together with other ASEAN countries, Indonesia will continue to safeguard Southeast Asia … as a region that is peaceful, stable and prosperous.”
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Virtual UN General Assembly
Unlike the previous year, the 75th UN General Assembly was the first session to be held virtually due to the corona virus pandemic.At the UN High School this time, there were several countries that attended virtually and some came directly.The physical meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York can only be attended by representatives of each country domiciled in New York. Jokowi’s speech was also broadcast live on the Presidential Secretary’s official YouTube channel.Indonesia itself will only be represented to come directly by the Ambassador or Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, as well as diplomats assigned to the Indonesian Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
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Jokowi’s First Speech at the UN General Assembly, Use Indonesian
President Joko Widodo gave his first speech at the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in Indonesian. Not only that, Jokowi also talked about the impact of the world due to the corona virus outbreak.”We are all concerned about this situation, our concern is getting bigger during the Covid-19 pandemic, when we should all unite to work together against the pandemic, which we then use a win-win approach to mutually beneficial relations between countries,” Jokowi explained.Jokowi revealed that the impact of the pandemic was tremendous for countries around the world. Both from the health and socio-economic aspects.
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Even though he uses Indonesian, Jokowi still inserts English between his speeches.
“We know that the impact of a pandemic is tremendous both in terms of health and socio-economy. We also understand that this virus does not recognize national borders, no one is safe until everyone is,” he said.Jokowi reminded all countries to maintain unity amid the pandemic. According to him, if division occurs, worries about peace will waver and be difficult to realize.”If division and revival continue to occur, then I am afraid that the foundation for sustainable stability and peace will be shaken even as it disappears, a world that is peaceful, stable and prosperous, will be increasingly difficult to realize,” he said.