National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke today with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi of Indonesia. Mr. Sullivan underscored the United States’ support for the people of Indonesia as they fight a surge in COVID-19 cases. Mr. Sullivan noted that the United States will be donating four million Moderna vaccine doses to Indonesia, and that these doses will be shipped via COVAX as soon as possible. Additionally, they discussed U.S. plans to increase assistance for Indonesia’s broader COVID-19 response efforts. Mr. Sullivan highlighted the importance the Biden-Harris administration places on Indonesia, Southeast Asia and ending the pandemic more broadly and pledged continued support and high-level engagement.
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