Greetings on Indonesia Nat'l Day

Greetings on Indonesia Nat'l DayGreetings on Indonesia Nat'l Day

President Hassan Rouhani in a message to his Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo, congratulated the people and government of Indonesia on the Southeast Asian country's National Day. "I am sure that in line with the forward-looking views and political will of the two countries' leaders and by adopting new strategies, we will witness new steps in the development of ties," the president was quoted as saying by Tasnim News Agency. He highlighted their historical and friendly relations as well as the two ides' abundant capacities and hoped for deepening of relations between Tehran and Jakarta. Rouhani wished success and health for Widodo and progress for the Indonesian people. The Proclamation of Indonesian Independence was read on August 17, 1945. The declaration marked the start of the diplomatic and armed resistance of the Indonesian National Revolution, fighting against the forces of the Netherlands and pro-Dutch civilians, until the latter officially acknowledged Indonesia's independence in 1949.

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