Indonesia Proposes for Temporary Membership of UN Security Council

Dheri Agriesta    •    Rabu, 30 Sep 2015 13:10 WIB
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Indonesia Proposes for Temporary Membership of UN Security Council
Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, speaks at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit during the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 26, 2015. (Photo: AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY)

Metrotvnews.com, New York: Vice President Jusuf Kalla mentioned that Indonesia is to propose the temporary membership of the United Nations (UN) Security Council in 2019. Currently, JK is in New York to attend the series of UN General Assembly.

"Vice President Jusuf Kalla mentioned that Indonesia is to propose as a temporary member of the UN Security Council in 2019," said the Spokesperson of the Vice President, Husain Abdullah to the press, Wednesday (9/30/2015).

Husain explained that JK uses the general assembly to meet several friendly countries delegations. The meeting was also used to conduct a discussion to gain support for Indonesia.

So far, the VP had met with several European representatives, such as Latvia, Bulgaria, Luxemburg and the Netherlands. Through the meeting, JK conveyed Indonesian government's wish.

"Vice President said lobbying should be strengthened," added Husain.

To become UN Security Council's temporary member is considered vital to Indonesia in strengthening its international role. The position has made Indonesia to join in establishing world peace.


(WIL)