India, Brunei Discuss South China Sea Dispute

  • Brunei on Tuesday held discussion with an Indian delegation led by Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea.
  • “Brunei briefed us on the negotiation under way for the Code of Conduct for the South China Sea.
  • India supports a negotiated settlement of Brunei’s maritime dispute with China,” said Mr. Anil Wadhwa, Secretary (East). Brunei’s main port, Muara is in the South China Sea region and will become a major component of India’s growing maritime partnership with Brunei.