Maritime security cooperation would reduce risks of confrontation in the South China Sea

December 5, 2018 – Maritime law enforcement agencies should help uphold order, not become the tools of governments to “project power and change the order” in the East Sea, said Dr Phạm Lan Dung, vice president of the Diplomatic Academy of Việt Nam. The ill-advised practice of unilateral moves has “resulted in a number of confrontations” in the region – one of the busiest sea lanes in the world – she said and called for deepened cooperation between the agencies of littoral countries. Her remarks were made as the legal…

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