An F-16 C fighter jet arrives at Raden Sadjad military airbase on Natuna Island. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia deploys fighter jets, warships to patrol Natuna islands at centre of spat with Beijing

  • The islands border the South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China although there are competing claims from other Southeast Asian nations
  • Indonesia does not have a claim in the South China Sea but said it would not tolerate incursions by China – a key trading partner – into its nearby waters
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An F-16 C fighter jet arrives at Raden Sadjad military airbase on Natuna Island. Photo: Reuters
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