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PacNet #25 – Assessing the Sino-Indonesian strategic partnership

The visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao to Jakarta and Bandung for the Golden Jubilee Commemoration of the 1955 Bandung Conference was significant. Not only was his role and China’s place at the conference highlighted by Indonesian organizers, but Hu stayed an extra day, for an official visit to sign a Strategic Partnership Agreement between Indonesia and China.