Mochtar Kusumaatmadja

Mochtar Kusumaatmadja (born April 17, 1929) was the fifteenth minister of law and the twelfth foreign minister of Indonesia.

Mochtar Kusumaatmadja
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12th Foreign Minister of Indonesia
In office
29 March 1978 – 21 March 1988
PresidentSuharto
Preceded byAdam Malik
Succeeded byAli Alatas
15th Minister of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia
In office
28 March 1973 – 29 March 1978
PresidentSuharto
Preceded byUmar Seno Aji
Succeeded byMujono
Personal details
Born (1929-04-17) April 17, 1929 (age 91)
Batavia, Dutch East Indies
NationalityIndonesia
Spouse(s)Siti Hadidjah
ChildrenArmida Alisjahbana
Alma materYale University,
University of Chicago
ProfessionDiplomat
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Kusumaatmadja served as the foreign minister between 1978 and 1988 at which point he was succeeded by Ali Alatas.[1] During his tenure, he was heavily involved in the 1972 treaty that helped to delineate the Australia–Indonesia border,[2] as well as the conversion of the site of the Bandung Conference into a retrospective museum.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New Straits Times. "New Indon Foreign Minister Arrives". April 6, 1988, p. 4. Retrieved on May 25, 2013.
  2. ^ Steven Grenville, East Timor maritime boundary: The 'equidistance' principle. Lowy Institute for International Policy, 24 February 2016. Accessed 26 May 2016.
  3. ^ Indonesia to Build Asian-African Village in West Bandung. Antara, 6 February 2016. Accessed 26 May 2016.