Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 23 May 2008 in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore) (Malaysia v. Singapore)
OVERVIEW OF THE CASE
On 30 June 2017, Malaysia filed an Application requesting interpretation of the Judgment delivered by the Court on 23 May 2008 in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore). In that Judgment, the Court had found that (1) sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh belonged to the Republic of Singapore, (2) sovereignty over Middle Rocks belonged to Malaysia, and (3) sovereignty over South Ledge belonged to the State in the territorial waters of which it was located.
In a letter dated 28 May 2018, the Co-Agent of Malaysia notified the Court that the Parties had agreed to discontinue the proceedings in the case. A copy of that letter was communicated to the Agent of Singapore who, by a letter dated 29 May 2018, confirmed his Government’s agreement to the discontinuance of the proceedings.
On 29 May 2018, the Court made an Order recording the discontinuance, by agreement of the Parties, of the proceedings instituted on 30 June 2017 by Malaysia against Singapore, and directed that the case be removed from the List.
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