The international community has recognized Indonesia`s role in creating global peace and security, Indonesian Permanent Representative to the UN, WTO and Other International Organizations Ambassador Triyono Wibowo said.
He made the statement shortly after presenting a letter of credence from President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to Director General of UN Office in Geneva Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, First Secretary of the Indonesian Permanent Representative in Geneva Lynda Kurnia Wardhani said in a statement to an ANTARA News correspondent in London on Saturday.
On the occasion, Ambassador Triyono also reaffirmed Indonesia`s strong commitment to always cooperate with the UN in creating global peace and security in accordance with the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia.
The international recognition of Indonesia`s role as global peace maker reflected the outstanding achievement of the country`s diplomacy that must be maintained and increased, he said.
At the meeting with Ambassador Triyono, Tokayev also touched on various important roles played by Indonesia at international forum, including in G-20.
He also praised Indonesia for its role in disarmament efforts by ratifying the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Indonesia will assume the President of Conference of Disarmament in 2013.
Triyono was formerly deputy foreign minister.
Source: ANTARA News