Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia deeply regrets
the action of the Government of Brazil to abruptly postpone the
presentation of the credentials by the Ambassador-designate of Indonesia
to Brazil, Mr. Toto Riyanto, after being formally invited to present
his credentials at a ceremony in the Presidential Palace of Brazil at
9.00 AM (Brazillian time), 20 February 2015.
manner in which the Foreign Minister of Brazil suddenly informed the
postponement of the presentation of credentials by the Ambassador
designate of Indonesia to Brazil, when the Ambassador designate was
already at the palace, is unacceptable to Indonesia.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Brazillian Ambassador to
Indonesia on the 20th February 2015, at 22.00 to convey the strongest
possible terms of protest towards the unfriendly act of the Government
of Brazil and presented a formal note of protest.
Government of Indonesia has also recalled home to Jakarta the
Ambassador designate of Indonesia to Brazil until a time has been
determined by the Government of Brazil for the presentation of his
a democratic sovereign state with its own sovereign, independent and
impartial justice system, no foreign country nor party can and may
interfere with the implementation of Indonesia’s prevailing laws within
its jurisdiction, including in the enforcement of laws to address drug
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