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Jakarta (VNA) - Indonesia and Japan have agreed to increase humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees during the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The commitment was conveyed by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi while meeting with her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, a press release from the Indonesian Foreign Ministry stated on May 22.

The two ministers exchanged views on Indo-Pacific cooperation and ASEAN’s central role in the region, discussed the situation in Palestine, especially the dwindling humanitarian aid for Palestinian refugees.

They agreed to increase their support to Palestine through Cooperation Among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD).

Indonesia hopes Japan will not move its embassy to Jerusalem, Marsudi noted in her Twitter account.

At the meeting earlier, Marsudi called on G20 member states to prove their leadership capability and make specific contributions to anti-terrorism to maintain global peace and security.-VNA