SURABAYA: Singapore and Indonesia have made progress in their latest round of technical discussions on maritime boundaries in the eastern part of the Strait of Singapore.
In a statement, Singapore’s Foreign Ministry said the heads of both delegations acknowledged that the progress will contribute to boosting bilateral ties.
The meetings, held on September 17 and 18 in Surabaya, focused on terms of reference and related issues on sea boundary in the area.
The Indonesian delegation was led by Mr Rachmat Budiman, Director for Treaties on Political Security and Territorial Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Singapore delegation was led by Mr Lionel Yee, Second Solicitor—General, Attorney—General’s Chambers.
The Surabaya talks followed three prior rounds of technical discussions, with the last held in Singapore in July this year.
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