TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message to his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo congratulated the people and government of Indonesia on the Southeast Asian country’s National Day.
News ID: 65624
Publish Date: 17August 2017 - 13:35
"I am sure that in line with the definite and futuristic
views and political will of the two countries’ leaders and by adopting new
strategies, we will witness new steps in the development of the ties,” the
He highlighted the Iranian and Indonesian nations’
historical and friendly relations as well as the two countries’ abundant
capacities and hoped for the deepening of mutual ties between Tehran and
Rouhani further prayed for success and health for Widodo and
progress and glory for the Indonesian people.
The Proclamation of Indonesian Independence was read on
August 17, 1945. The declaration marked the start of the diplomatic and armed
resistance of the Indonesian National Revolution, fighting against the forces
of the Netherlands and pro-Dutch civilians, until the latter officially
acknowledged Indonesia's independence in 1949.