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Code of conduct needs to be more prescriptive: Indonesia

October 7, 2012 by


JAKARTA — Indonesia Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa yesterday (September 17) called on further efforts from ASEAN member countries to make the future code of conduct on South China Sea more ambitious and prescriptive. “I’m not 100 per cent happy about the current draft of the COC,” he said. “We need to have a benchmark. […]

Marty Keeps Pushing for South China Sea Accord

September 19, 2012 by


Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa called on fellow Asean members to work harder and to leave “negative assumptions” behind in order to come up with a common position regarding the South China Sea dispute. “Between now and the Phnom Penh summit in November we have to work hard,” he said. “It’s all about preparations, […]