Territorial claims to be resolved through friendly consultations, says China embassy

Ng Xiang Yi

Modified 18 Jul 2020, 2:30 am

China is prepared to cooperate with Malaysia to resolve overlapping territorial claims between both countries in the South China Sea, said its embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

The embassy’s spokesperson Tang Tang said this in a statement yesterday in response to Malaysiakini’s report that the China coast guard had maintained a near-constant presence at Beting Patinggi Ali, also known as Luconia Shoals.

“China is always ready to...

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