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Widodo: Subianto and Gerindra Party

widodo: Widodo, who was sworn in for his second term on Sunday, said Indonesians should unite after the bitter election campaign, according to CTV. Subianto, who is also the founder and leader of the Gerindra party, had been negotiating with Widodo's governing coalition for Cabinet positions following the divisive April election. Former special forces general Prabowo Subianto said he was asked by President Joko Widodo to join the Cabinet, which will be announced on Wednesday. We have been asked to strengthen the Cabinet in the defence area and we are ready to help, Subianto told reporters after meeting with Widodo at the presidential palace in the capital, Jakarta. Subianto declined to say if he had been asked to become defence minister as widely speculated by local media. I will work hard to meet his goals and expectations. ( As reported in the news.