Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to journalists during a visit to the Natuna Islands. File photo: AFP
Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to journalists during a visit to the Natuna Islands. File photo: AFP
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South China Sea: Beijing demanded Indonesia stop oil and natural gas drilling during stand-off

  • In a letter to Indonesia’s foreign ministry, Chinese diplomats told Jakarta to halt drilling at the Natunas rig because it was taking place in Chinese territory
  • An Indonesian lawmaker said Beijing also protested against the Garuda Shield military exercises with the US that took place during the stand-off

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to journalists during a visit to the Natuna Islands. File photo: AFP
Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to journalists during a visit to the Natuna Islands. File photo: AFP
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