USA Opposition Party Invites PDI Perjuangan
The position of Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan (PDI-P) as the opposition party gets the sympathy from opposition party in the USA, The Democratic Party. The meeting between two opposition parties is to try to make a new relation related with system and strategy development at internal body of the party in making decision that on people side.
That explanation is said by the General Secretary of DPP PDI-P Pramono Anung Wibowo at DPP PDI-P’s Office, in Jakarta, on Wednesday (30/5) yesterday. Besides Pramono, also attend boards and members of Fraksi PDI-P at DPR there are Andreas Pareira and Hasto Krisyanto.
Pramono said, in his visit to USA, they will meet with some senators including Barack
Obama (one of the contestant on president election convention from Democratic Party), Harry Reid (the leader of opposition party at USA parliament), Richard Lugar, Kit Bond, Daniel Inouye, and other institutions like National Security Counsil and US-Indonesian Bussiness Forum).
Delegation of PDI-P will be lead by Ketua Dewan Pertimbangan Pusat (Deperpu) Taufiq Kiemas and some party members including him self start from 1st June until 10th June 2007. Some issues that will be thrown is the full support to the independence of Palestine, Iranian nuclear problem, Northern Korea nuclear issue and other agendas.
Pramono said that this visit is not in purpose to ask the support from Washington or other institutions in USA that have interest in Indonesia. The matter about Megawati as the president candidate in 2009 does not related with the USA. ''Concerning Mega is the matter of Indonesian people,'' he said.
But, he admits that the support from international community is still needed for the image of PDI-Perjuangan as the political party and also for Megawati, because it will influence the public opinion in Indonesia. The visit of PDI Perjuangan to the USA, already clearly stated on the party’s work agenda.
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