The fifth President Megawati Soekarnoputri has said that she would like for the Indonesian government to continue its partnership with Russia, especially in the aerospace sector. Megawati, who is also the chairperson of the ruling party PDIP, said that she had advised President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on said matter. This is fresh air for Russia, which has been wondering about the future of its deal with the Indonesian government on the sale of 11 units of Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets worth Rp16.76 trillion.

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