" Yeah well , I invited Mr. Bakrie for lunch while discussing about the constitutional , political , and legal , including election -related , " said Mahfud via electronic mail received here on Saturday .
Former Chairman of the Constitutional Court stated that the meeting did not explicitly discuss the vice - presidential partner who will compete in the contestation of the Presidential and Vice- President in 2014 .
He asserted , meeting with political leaders or even a presidential candidate from the other party a reasonable thing to do . Menuurutnya , is in accordance with the consensus of her with PKB Chairman Muhaimin Iskandar some time ago .
" When I met Mr. Muhaimin weeks ago , I was asked to continue to open up political communication either with PDIP , Golkar , and Gerindra and other parties . Mr. Muhaimin was doing the same thing , " he said .
Meeting with the Bakrie , he said , was part of a deal to keep him with Muhaimin political communication with the parties and political figures who would be a candidate. " Problem coalition with whom the decision will certainly at DPP PKB , " he said .
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Similar disclosed Initiative Director MMD Masduki Baidlowi.Menurut him , Mahfud meeting with Bakrie is part of a reasonable political communication conducted by the party leaders , considering Mahfud also a presidential candidate to be promoted PKB in the upcoming presidential election . Masduki added , there is no agreement ( deal ) in political meetings and Aburizal Mahfud it .