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South China Sea

Indonesia says China's 'nine-dash line' puts its interests at risk

Jakarta dismisses Beijing's South China Sea claims in letter to UN

Indonesian President Joko Widodo stands on the deck of an Indonesian Navy ship.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's economic interests are jeopardized by China's territorial claim covering most of the South China Sea, its foreign minister said Thursday, explaining a letter Jakarta sent recently to the United Nations.

"China's claims potentially affect Indonesia's exclusive economic zone," Retno Marsudi said at a virtual news conference. "The Indonesian government remains consistent in its position."

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