Teodoro Locsin Jnr, the Philippines’ Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Photo: AFP Teodoro Locsin Jnr, the Philippines’ Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Photo: AFP
Teodoro Locsin Jnr, the Philippines’ Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Photo: AFP

Malaysia

Malaysia rebukes Philippines for ‘unfriendly’ remarks as Sabah sovereignty claim resurfaces

  • The Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary recently said Manila would not abandon its longstanding claim on the state of Sabah, reigniting an old row between the neighbours
  • Malaysia says Sabah state has been ‘recognised by the United Nations and the international community’ since the formation of the Federation of Malaysia 56 years ago

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Teodoro Locsin Jnr, the Philippines’ Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Photo: AFP Teodoro Locsin Jnr, the Philippines’ Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Photo: AFP
Teodoro Locsin Jnr, the Philippines’ Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Photo: AFP
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