Preparatory Meeting to the Fifth Maritime Boundaries Delimitation (MBD) between
the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of Palau was convened in Manila,
30-31 July 2015.
Indonesian Delegation was led by Mr. Octavino Alimudin, Director for Political,
Security and Territorial Treaties, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic
of Indonesia in the presence of the Director General for Legal Affairs and
International Treaties of the Ministry and the Charge d’ Affaires Ad Interim of
the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Manila. The Palau Delegation was led
by Mr. Ramon Rechebei, Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Palau.
delegations presented and exchanged their views on the technical and certain
legal aspects of the EEZ boundary delimitation and explored possibilities to
expedite the discussion.
delegations agreed to continue the discussion in the next Preparatory
Meeting in Manila, the Republic of the Philippines, in the first or third week
of November 2015. The
exact date and venue will be communicated through diplomatic channels.
delegations expressed their satisfaction with regard to the deliberation and
outcome of the preparatory meeting and look forward to the convening of the next
Manila, 31 July 2015
of the Republic of Indonesia
of the Republic of Palau