Jakarta (ANTARA) –
Chief of Naval Staff (Kasal) Admiral TNI Yudo Margono said the Navy has prepared 12 Republic of Indonesia (KRI) warships to secure the G20 Summit (KTT) in Bali, on November 15 and 16, 2022.
“It’s about securing the leadership of the country, so we really need to prepare ships that are ready to fight,” Kasal said after the inauguration of the TNI Integrated Fueling Station (SPBT) at Kodamar headquarters in New York. Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, on Monday.
However, Yudo did not explain which ships would be deployed to secure the G20 summit activities.
According to Yudo, the 12 Indonesian Navy warships will be stationed within a 12-mile radius in the waters off and around Bali.
“Then we will layer it on the outside with a larger ship. Of course, this will protect us against events that could go wrong on the high seas and in the EEZ (exclusive economic zone),” he said. .
In addition to warships, the number of personnel deployed is around 3,000, including the KRI crew and several units, such as Lantamal V Surabaya, Lanal Banyuwangi, Lanal Denpasar, Marines and other combined elements of Koarmada I, II and III.
“Including the planes, all the KRI fighters who have helicopters, I ordered them to bring all the helicopters so that they can be integrated, then there are special forces from Denjaka and Kopaska who are ‘on board’ in the KRI,” Yudo said.
The former commander of Kogabwilan I added that in the near future he will organize a “Tactical Ground Game (TFG) to finalize security preparations for the G20 summit.
The 17th G20 Summit will be held in Bali on November 15-16, 2022. The summit will be the culmination of an intensive process and effort throughout the G20 workflow (ministerial-level meetings, working groups and engagement groups) during the year of Indonesia. Chair.
The theme raised by Indonesia during the G20 Presidency in 2022 is “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”. Through this theme, the Indonesian government wishes to invite the whole world to work hand in hand, to support each other to recover together and become stronger and more sustainable.
The top three priority issues raised at the meeting were the global health architecture, sustainable energy transition, digital transformation and the economy.
The G20 is a forum for multilateral cooperation made up of 19 major countries and the European Union. The G20 represents more than 60% of the world’s population, 75% of world trade and 80% of world gross domestic product (GDP).
G20 members are South Africa, United States, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, France, China, Turkey and the European Union.
The head of the Public Relations Division of the National Police, Inspector General Pol. Dedi Prasetyo said the security readiness of the G20 summit in Bali until the end of October has reached 75%, security facilities and infrastructure will continue to be improved until November reaches 100%. .
“Currently, 75% of the preparations have been made, on November 7 we expect 90% and on November 11 everything will be 100% ready. This includes TNI, Polri, Regional Government (Pemda), we also involve Pecalang, all to be held later,” Dedi said at the national police headquarters in Jakarta on Monday.
To secure the G20 summit, the national police deployed 8,000 joint personnel from the national police headquarters, Bali police and the nearest regional police like West Java police, NTB police and East Java Police.
The two-star general explained that ahead of the G20 summit (November 14-15), the national police carried out Operation Puri Agung from November 7-18.
Five security clusters are involved. The first cluster in Seminyak was secured by 297 people. The Jimbaran cluster was secured by 257 people, the Sanur C cluster was secured by 82 people, the North Nusa Dua cluster 187 people and the South Nusa Dua cluster 213 people.
“All the staff involved specifically in the cluster is 1,038 people,” he said.
Next, airport security is divided into Ring I Paspampres, Ring II Paskas Air Base, and Ring III Kodam and Bali Police.
“The total staff involved in security at the airport is 340 people,” he said.
The former head of the Public Information Bureau (Karopenmas) of the Public Relations Division of the National Police also explained that the Puri Agung 2022 task force will provide security based on the ring that has been divided, the security of ring I of Paspampres, ring II joint TNI -Polri, Ring III security for the TNI and part of the Police.
The next security guard of the hotel and the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) area has 245 people, the mangrove forest area has 233 people, and the Kura-kura island area has 201 people.
“These are the areas that will be observed by the Puri Agung 2022 task force,” Dedi said.
The G20 is a global forum made up of 19 countries and one region with a contribution of 80% of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP), 75% of international trade and 60% of the world’s population.
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