ASIATODAY.ID, JAKARTA – The 9th MIKTA Speakers’ Consultation session has been completed in Jakarta.
Chair of the Indonesian Parliament, Puan Maharani, revealed that during the meeting, the MIKTA State Parliament produced various agreements. This agreement contains various commitments from strengthening multilateralism to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
“We agree that MIKTA countries will strengthen multilateralism. “Then we will respond to various global challenges, especially regarding the importance of peace and security in order to realize development and strengthen parliamentary diplomacy as an effort to build mutual trust,” said Puan after closing the 9th MIKTA Session, in Jakarta, Monday, 20 November 2023 .
Apart from that, at the meeting it was also agreed that the multilateral system was no longer in line with the realities of the 21st century. So, the MIKTA forum encourages the existing multilateral system, it is time for the system to be replaced in accordance with the 21st century.
“MIKTA as a forum between middle power countries is expected to facilitate dialogue and build bridges between major powers or developed countries and developing countries,” explained Puan.
Discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was also discussed in the MIKTA forum. Regarding the Israeli aggression, Puan as chairman of the forum expressed concern and encouraged a peaceful resolution and the need for an immediate ceasefire.
“Also on the issue of climate change, we convey that it is necessary for us to act now so that future generations do not feel the impact or become worse than now,” he added.
At the end of her statement, Puan said that the MIKTA Session had produced a chair statement containing the commitment of the Parliament of MIKTA member countries to support the creation of a peaceful world for present and future generations.
“Alhamdulillah, the implementation of the 9th MIKTA Speakers’ Consultation has gone well and smoothly. “We hope that next year Mexico, which will be the chairman, can also continue the agreements we have implemented today,” he concluded. (AT Network)
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