Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the U.S. Coordinator for Counterterrorism, and Commissioner General Suhardi Alius, Chief of the Indonesian National Counterterrorism Agency, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia on Strengthening Counterterrorism Cooperation. The MOU was signed on September 14 in Jakarta. It enhances U.S.-Indonesia cooperation on counterterrorism and countering violent extremism (CT/CVE) by improving the exchange of information and best practices, and by building CT/CVE capacity through collaborative training and education.