Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, front left, inspects Indonesian troops at Natuna military base. Photo: AFP Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, front left, inspects Indonesian troops at Natuna military base. Photo: AFP
Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, front left, inspects Indonesian troops at Natuna military base. Photo: AFP

Indonesia steps up South China Sea patrols after fishing boat spat with Beijing

  • The move comes after Jakarta lodged a ‘strong protest’ over what it sees as Chinese incursions into its territorial waters
  • Beijing says that it has ‘historic rights’ in the disputed waters and that Chinese fishing boats had been carrying out ‘legal and reasonable’ activities

Topic |   Indonesia
Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, front left, inspects Indonesian troops at Natuna military base. Photo: AFP Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, front left, inspects Indonesian troops at Natuna military base. Photo: AFP
Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, front left, inspects Indonesian troops at Natuna military base. Photo: AFP
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