Navy warships CanadaHer Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg, will dock in Jakarta on Friday (8/31).
Why are Canadian warships visiting Indonesia?
The Canadian Embassy, in an official statement, declared HMCS service to the Indo-Pacific region as part of Operation Projection.
“This visit aims to strengthen Canada’s defense cooperation with our partners in the Indo-Pacific region,” the statement said.[Gambas:Video CNN]
The visit also celebrated 70 years of bilateral relations between Indonesia and Canada, and the 45th anniversary of the partnership between Canada and ASEAN.
The cruise of this warship is also proof that the partnership between Indonesia and Canada is growing.
HMCS’ fleet of warships will be led by Commander Annick Fortin. They will be in Indonesian waters until September 3.
Visiting a Canadian warship is not the first time. Early last July, the warship HMCS Calgary also docked in Indonesia.
HMCS Calgary is said to demonstrate Canada’s commitment to global peace and security, he said. Between.
In addition, this visit to the ship is also an opportunity to build and improve relations with partner countries.
The warship HMCS Calgary also cooperated with the Indonesian navy ship KRI Bung Tomo on July 3. Thereafter, the ship continued to sail on a joint Talisman-Sabre training mission with Australia and the United States.
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