Foreign Ministry: China to defend territorial integrity and maritime rights and interests of steadfast determination
Data Figure: China monitoring of ships and boats in the South China Sea, the U.S. military confrontation
BEIJING, March 24 (Xinhua) – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang at a regular 24 pm press conference that the United States for the South China Sea ship confrontation utterly right and wrong, the Chinese government to defend its territorial integrity and maritime rights and interests of the firm determination.
A reporter asked: Now how the situation in the South China Sea? Like the recent clamor Philippines Huangyan Island is that it is no longer the territory of the. In addition, the Pentagon said the United States is China’s first hit, “Impeccable” sonar system. Now it seems also sent a warship to the South China Sea, is it? China will send ships to the South China Sea?
Qin Gang answered: China has reiterated on many occasions in the South China Sea’s principled stance on the issue, hope the countries concerned to comply with “Declaration on Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea,” do more to promote peace and stability of the South China Sea.
On the second issue, Qin said the U.S. reversal on utterly black and white. China in the “flawless” incident occurred at the beginning as shown by the position of the U.S. side is clear, the international community is clear. The United States now need to do is to take effective action to prevent similar incidents from happening again. Chinese government to defend the territorial integrity and maritime rights and interests of firm determination.
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