MFA Press Statement: International Court of Justice to deliver its judgement in the case concerning sovereignty over Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore), 23 May 2008

The International Court of Justice will deliver its judgement in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore) on 23 May 2008. A public sitting will take place at 10am at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands), during which the Acting President of the Court, Judge Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh, will deliver the Court's judgement.

The Singapore delegation that will be receiving the judgement will comprise Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Professor S Jayakumar, Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong and Ambassador-at-Large Professor Tommy Koh, who is also serving as the Agent of Singapore for this case. They will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Attorney-General's Chambers.

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30 APRIL 2008