Jokowi denies rift with Kalla

Amicable: Joko in discussion with Kalla in Jakarta. - AFP

JAKARTA: President-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has denied talk that a rift has occurred between him and his deputy Jusuf Kalla over the structure of the incoming Cabinet.

“How is that possible? We meet and talk with each other every day. We are both on good terms,” Joko, who is slated to be sworn in as the country’s seventh president on Oct. 20, said in Jakarta.

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