Indonesia calls for end of sinking foreign ships

Indonesia’s senior officials on Wednesday called for an end to the policy of destroying foreign illegal fishing vessels in its waters, warning that it harms Indonesia’s external relations and fishing industry. tion not to abandon the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said there has been enough sinking of illegal fishing boats.

The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce said this unconstructive policy has damaged the fisheries industry and caused Indonesia’s seafood exports to decline.

Indonesia in 2014 took a tougher stance against illegal foreign fishing boats, which, in many cases, were destroyed.

Source: VOV5

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