President Yoon Suk-yeol held a summit with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the presidential office in Yongsan-gu, Seoul on July 28.
The summit marks President Yoon's first with a leader from a member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since he assumed office.
President Widodo and first lady Iriana Widodo on July 25 began a tour of Korea, China and Japan, arriving at Seoul Air Base in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do Province, in the evening of July 27.
This is the Indonesian leader's first visit to Korea in three years since attending in November 2019 the ASEAN-ROK (Republic of Korea) Commemorative Summit and Mekong-ROK Summit in Busan.
The two leaders discussed in-depth cooperation methods in the defense industry and economic security.
National Security Office Director Kim Sung-han announced at a media briefing, "Through this summit, the two leaders discussed cooperation methods in various sectors including the defense industry, infrastructure and economic security. They also held in-depth consultations on leading global issues such as our Indo-Pacific strategy and cooperation with ASEAN."