Foreign Matters

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi to Washington, D.C., to reaffirm U.S.-Indonesia diplomatic relations. The two leaders met again later in the year to discuss assistance for Indonesia‚Äôs earthquake and tsunami disaster relief efforts in Central Sulawesi. The United States pledged $3.7 million in aid through USAID and other humanitarian organizations.