Hishammuddin: Diplomacy resolved dispute between Petronas and Chinese vessels in South China Sea

Published on 13 Aug 2020 6:12:49 PM

Malaysia used diplomacy to resolve the recent incident involving a Petronas oil and gas exploration vessel and Chinese vessels in the South China Sea said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

"Since March, when handling the issue involving the Petronas vessel West Capella in Arapaima-1 and Lala-1, Wisma Putra resorted to discussions and diplomacy on the matter.

As a result, the Chinese vessels left the areas concerned," he said when answering a question raised by Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim (BN-Arau) in Dewan Rakyat on Thursday.

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