In order to meet evolving challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities,  during President Jokowi’s visit to the U.S. in October 2015, President Obama and President Jokowi recognized the need to enhance the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership and continue deepening the relationship based on mutual benefit and respect for each others’ sovereignty and territorial integrity. The United States and Indonesia, as two of the largest democratic countries in the world, share a responsibility and an abiding interest to address strategic challenges on the international stage, together as partners. In this spirit, the two Presidents committed to forge a Strategic Partnership between our countries, to expand cooperation on shared strategic interests.

Please see below for more information about the Strategic Partnership :

Strategic Partnership Resources:

Remarks by President Obama and President Widodo of Indonesia before Bilateral Meeting, October 26, 2015

Joint Statement by the United States of America and the Republic of Indonesia, October 26, 2015


Information on the Strategic Partnership:

Fact Sheet: U.S. Indonesia Maritime Cooperation, October 26, 2015

Fact Sheet: U.S. Indonesia Energy Cooperation, October 26, 2015