11 February 2017
A landmark treaty between Singapore and Indonesia that demarcates maritime boundaries in the eastern part of the Strait of Singapore has come into force.
Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and his counterpart, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, exchanged ratification instruments for the treaty in a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here yesterday.
The treaty relating to the delimitation of the territorial seas of the two countries in the eastern part of the Strait of Singapore was signed by both countries in 2014.
It covers a 9.5km stretch in the Singapore Strait between Changi and Batam.
… Earlier in the day, she spoke about Indonesia’s foreign policy at a lecture organised by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
RSIS / Online
Last updated on 14/02/2017