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Malaysia protests presence of Chinese vessels in its waters


  • Malaysia has summoned the Chinese ambassador to Kuala Lumpur to express its protest against the encroachment into its waters by Beijing’s vessels.
  • The foreign ministry said in a statement that the protest was over the presence and activities of Chinese vessels, including a survey vessel, in Malaysia’s Exclusive Economic Zone off the coasts of the eastern states of Sabah and Sarawak. 
  • However it did not say when the vessels were detected in Malaysian waters.