Philippine president to visit China within the year that will not allow power to “bully”
information Figure: Philippines President Corazon Aquino III
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published July 7, according to the “Global Times” reported, 5 in the Philippines International Conference held in Manila, from a number of national security and foreign affairs experts called on China and its neighbors should sign a legally binding treaty or agreement to avoid conflict in the South China Sea.
6, Reuters quoted the University of New South Wales, Australia, Taye scholar as saying the South China Sea situation is imminent, if not properly resolved, small-scale conflict could erupt. He called on China and ASEAN countries to reach the laws and regulations as a basis for liability and enforcement mechanisms with the agreement, non-South China Sea countries are also included in the agreement. “We need a set of guidelines, provides that States, including the United States, Australia and Japan in Southeast Asia should be how to codes of conduct.”
expert on South Vietnam’s Institute of Foreign Affairs Chen Changgui that recently exposed the current situation in the South China Sea Code of Conduct limitations. China demonstrated its confidence in ASEAN’s “charm offensive” has lost momentum. University of Alberta, Canada, China Agricultural Institute scholar Hong said at the official level, China is opposed to any other country in the South China Sea issues. She said that China has agreed to the South China Sea and Southeast Asian neighbors to resolve the dispute, but only with the countries tend to negotiate. “China will not use force.”
5 Philippine President Corazon Aquino III, said that despite the tensions in the South China Sea territorial disputes, but he will still plans to visit China this year. Aquino III said during the visit will focus on attempts to resolve South China Sea territorial disputes. He said: “For me, and the discussion is very important, especially in the other. Maybe we can reach an agreement after all, not when life and death, also have turned a blind eye.” Philippine media speculation, Aquino III may be August 30 to September 2 visit to China.
Aquino III, but also said that the Philippines do not want any trouble, but this does not mean that will make power “bully.” He said: “If we bullied, perhaps the Filipino people will squeeze in an island and if we fancy pushing it, maybe tomorrow or the day after our 7100 islands will be the only double-digit . “
In addition, for the Philippine media has quoted anonymous sources, said the Philippine foreign ministry Chinese Embassy in the Philippines because of a diplomat” rude behavior “and decided to prohibit him from future participation in relevant diplomatic meetings, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Embassy staff on the 6th, “Global Times” reporter, said: “We do not want to hide their name for a person who sent the message to comment the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines of all diplomats are working hard for the relationship between the Philippines improvement and development of due diligence. “
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