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Is it too little too late to protect the Strait of Malacca?: Jakarta Post contributor

The writer says in situations involving vessels carrying nuclear substances, states involved should continuously negotiate to come up with a win-win solution.

Ships moored in the waters of the Singapore Strait on Aug 31, 2021. PHOTO: ST FILE
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JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - South-east Asia is home to two of the busiest straits in the world - the straits of Malacca and Singapore. The closure of this important shipping way would violate international law affecting the well-being of the global economy.

Although Singapore is in support of the pact, Malaysia and Indonesia on the other hand have expressed uneasiness on the establishment of a tripartite security alliance between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States named Aukus.

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