Indonesian President Joko Widodo held bilateral meetings with US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Beijing, China on November 10.

US President Barack Obama and Indonesian President Joko Widodo discussed security and related issues.

Joko Widodo said Indonesia, having the world’s largest Muslim population, has illustrated democracy at its best as seen in the peaceful transition of power during recent elections.

He also said the country has ample experience over more than 30 years with resolving issues of religious extremism.

Meanwhile, in the meeting with Vladimir Putin, the two presidents discussed opportunities to develop bilateral cooperation on trade, investment and national defence.

The Indonesian leader called for Russian investment in energy, power plant and railway construction, irrigation, food and manufacturing facilities.

The two leaders confirmed the excellent ties between the two countries and agreed to increase the total bilateral trade turnover to five billion USD in 2015.

In a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Joko Widodo expressed his hope that Japan would invest more in Indonesia in the fields of infrastructure, maritime economy and tourism.-VNA