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Prabowo's silence hints at Indonesia presidential run in 2024

Chosen by former rival Jokowi, defense minister goes on arms shopping spree

Prabowo Subianto arrives at the second inauguration of Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in Jakarta on Oct. 20, 2019.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, who rode on anti-China sentiment in his failed runs against Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in two presidential elections, now appears to be getting cozy with Beijing.

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