MMEA chases away 3 Vietnamese enforcement vessels for interference

THE Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) of Terengganu chased away three Vietnamese enforcement vessels that tried to prevent them (MMEA) from detaining three fishing boats that had encroached on Malaysian waters on April 29.

Its director, Maritime Capt Muhammad Suffi Ramli, said the teams from the Vietnam Fisheries Resources Surveillance and Vietnam Coast Guard had encroached on Malaysian waters to prevent KM Gemia from detaining the three fishing boats on suspicion of trespassing and stealing our sea produce.

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