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South China Sea

Indonesia and Vietnam agree on EEZ boundaries in South China Sea

Jokowi and Phuc conclude 12 years of talks with eye on China

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, left, attended a summit with Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo on Dec. 22 in the Indonesian city of Bogor. (Photo courtesy of Indonesia's presidential office)

JAKARTA -- Indonesia and Vietnam have concluded talks to demarcate the boundaries of their exclusive economic zones in the South China Sea, Indonesia's presidential office said Thursday.

The zones declared by the two countries were among the topics discussed as Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo welcomed visiting Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc for a summit at the Bogor presidential palace in West Java.

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