China, Indonesia to strengthen coop in dev cyber security

Staff Correspondent

22 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

China and Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on developing capacity building of internet security and tech cooperation, marking the first-of-its-kind internet security agreement China signed with a foreign country, said a release.

The MoU, which will provide a framework for cooperation in developing cyber security capacity and technology, is signed during Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi's official visit to Indonesia, according to a recent statement on the website of China's Foreign Ministry.

During Wang's meeting with Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Indonesia's Coordinator for Cooperation with China, Wang noted that both countries should jointly uphold digital security and create a shared community focused on cyber security, the statement noted. Huawei will work on advancing the 5G infrastructure of Indonesia.

According to the MoU, between the National Cyber and Crypto Agency of Indonesia and the Cyberspace Administration of China, the participants would uphold the principle of respect for state sovereignty on cyber space and work together to promote the establishment of a multilateral, democratic and transparent international Internet governance system.


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