JAKARTA

Indonesia issued a protest against China over violations of its territory by a Chinese coastguard vessel around the disputed Natuna waters, said the country’s Foreign Ministry.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement that it had summoned the Chinese envoy to Jakarta and filed a protest.

It reiterated that the country does not have overlapping jurisdiction with China.

“Indonesia will never recognize the 9 PRC [People’s Republic of China] dash lines as the drawdown is contrary to UNCLOS [United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea] as decided by the 2016 UNCLOS Ruling Tribunal,” it

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