PUTRAJAYA: The federal government will ship a protest be aware to China over the latter’s claims on the South China Sea as outlined within the ‘China Normal Map Version 2023’, which additionally covers Malaysia’s maritime areas.
Met after the Nationwide Day 2023 celebration at Dataran Putrajaya right here at this time, Overseas Minister Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir mentioned the transfer was a follow-up step taken by the federal government over the matter.
“This has been our follow (when coping with points like this)… and based mostly on the assertion issued by Wisma Putra yesterday, the subsequent step contains sending a protest be aware,“ he mentioned.
The Overseas Ministry mentioned yesterday that Malaysia doesn’t recognise China’s claims within the South China Sea, as outlined within the “China Normal Map Version 2023,“ which additionally encompasses Malaysia’s maritime areas,
The map holds no binding authority over Malaysia, it mentioned in a press release.
On Monday, the Chinese language Ministry of Pure Sources issued the “China Normal Map Version 2023,“ which additionally covers the unique financial zone (EEZ) maritime areas of Malaysia close to Sabah and Sarawak, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam, in addition to a number of areas in India.-Bernama