Indonesia, Malaysia in Sensitive Sea Boundary Talks
Nipping a diplomatic crisis in the bud
By: BA Hamzah
Recent events arising from the June 8 signing of an agreement by President Joko Widodo of Indonesia and Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim of Malaysia on the meandering maritime boundary in the Celebes Sea between Indonesia and Malaysia are more about rebuilding trust and preventing violence.
Yet, the treaty could cast a dark shadow on relations b…