Indonesia’s Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto attends a party meeting in Bogor on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia’s Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto attends a party meeting in Bogor on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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Jokowi’s strongman rival Prabowo throws hat into Indonesia presidential race

  • Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, who was beaten by President Jokowi in the last two elections, will run for the top job in 2024
  • Prabowo tops popularity surveys and his candidacy is likely to draw strong support from hardline Islamic groups and conservative parties

Indonesia’s Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto attends a party meeting in Bogor on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia’s Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto attends a party meeting in Bogor on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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