The other high-ranking officials partaking in the meeting were Army Chief of Staff General Andika Perkasa, Air Force Chief of Staff Marshal Yuyu Sutisna, and Naval Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Mintoro Yulianto.
The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Teuku Faizasyah and Deputy of Presidential Staff Jaleswari Pramodhawardani were also present at the closed-door meeting.
The plan to procure other Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets resurfaced after Minister Prabowo visited Moscow in late January this year.
During the visit, the Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party chairman met with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu.
The plan to procure the Russian-made fighter jets has been in place since 2016 when Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) held talks with Russian Presidsent Vladimir Putin. (Antara)