Indonesia’s marsec concerns

Indonesia focuses on maritime threat.

Maritime security poses threat: Indonesia

Maritime security and terrorism are the two main threats to regional stability, Indonesia’s defence minister says, urging countries involved in ongoing disputes about the South China Sea to be more “open” and “work together”.

With more than half of the world’s trade passing through the region, including some 30 per cent of its oil, Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said it was imperative to ensure the security of the region from “unresolved threats”.

This included ongoing disputes in the South China Sea where several countries have overlapping claims.

Indonesia, however, is not a claimant.

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