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Prabowo Delays Decision on Indonesian Presidential Run

  • Former general’s decision pushed back by two weeks to Aug. 13
  • Prabowo’s party to declare political alliance on same day
Prabowo Subianto
Prabowo SubiantoPhotographer: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images
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Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto will delay his decision on running for the presidency in 2024 to give his party more time to build up political alliances.

Gerindra, the third largest political party in Indonesia, wants to announce a formal alliance with the National Awakening Party, Gerindra central executive board head Sufmi Dasco Ahmad was cited as saying by Tempo.