Finally, the Netherlands Admit Indonesian Independence

State visit of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to the Netherlands October 5 will be one of the upcoming historic event for Indonesia.

The visit lasted approximately three days, the Netherlands and Indonesia will sign a document that contains a recognition of Indonesian sovereignty, namely August 17, 1945.

"The recognition of sovereignty will be one important there. What should we understand, the recognition of independence does not exist. What we see only the transfer of sovereignty. Transfer of sovereignty to the recognition of sovereignty that's different, "said presidential spokesman Teuku Faizasyah Foreign Affairs at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (30/09/2010).

Recognition of this sovereignty, said Teuku, showed maturity good relations the two countries. "Because these two countries could further look to the future, no longer drag the burden of history and this shows the maturity of relations between the two countries," he added.

This document itself, continued Teuku, has been discussed since 2009. Queen Beatrix actually has invited President four years ago. However, because activity in the domestic and the tight schedule of President SBY, October 5, the next new President of the meet invitation.

In the Netherlands, President Yudhoyono will meet Queen Beatrix, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, in dialogue with major Dutch entrepreneurs, given the opportunity to speak at one of the universities in the Netherlands, and met with Indonesian students studying in the Netherlands.

The President is scheduled to arrive in the country is approximately October 8 and direct the event of TNI anniversary. Indonesia Today

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