Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Japanese Foreign Minister Fimio Kishida and Japanese Defence Minister Gen Nakatani shake their hands before first Indonesia-Japan foreign and defence ministers meeting in Tokyo. Photo: AFP

Japan courts Indonesia with defence equipment as it seeks to counter China’s influence in Asia

The “two-plus-two” security talks are the first between Japan and a member of Asean

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Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Japanese Foreign Minister Fimio Kishida and Japanese Defence Minister Gen Nakatani shake their hands before first Indonesia-Japan foreign and defence ministers meeting in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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