Stronger Laws to Govern Seas – R K Dhowan

  • Navy Chief Admiral, RK Dhowan stressed the need for strengthening of international legal norms to ensure secure and stable seas.
  • The statement comes against the backdrop of tension between US and China over the South China Sea. China claims most of the South China Sea through which $5 trillion of world trade is shipped every year. Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei have rival claims.