Philippine ships, said Chinese fishing boats in the South China collision is accidental
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Global Network reporter Zhong Weidong reported on October 19, Philippines patrol boats in waters near the Nansha Chinese fishing boat collided with the news topic of concern for foreign media, including Associated Press, France News Agency and the Philippine media, including many media have reported the news. Philippine military and Foreign Ministry have came forward to say, this is a “chance” and “small impact” caused no casualties, the Philippine side has informed China of the situation, and this incident to apologize to the Chinese side.
“Philippine Star” refers to the incident to the Philippine military official Sarbanes (Juancho Sabban) as saying that this “occasional accident” occurred in 18, the day of the Philippine Navy patrol ship in the waters near the Nansha found that a relatively large Chinese fishing boats pulled 25 small vessels. Philippine patrol boats to check on why the Chinese ships “into the Philippine Sea” occurred during the “operational problems”, the big waves lead patrol vessel collided with the Chinese ship, then the Chinese vessels that cut off large vessels towing rope to leave the Philippines The remaining boats will be towed around the bay.
“Philippine Star,” said Philippine Navy commander also confirmed the incident. Palmer stressed: “This really was an accident, when our vessels to the verification activities of the Chinese fishing vessels not hostility.” Palmer also stressed that the Philippines patrol boats had “operational problems”, no Chinese fishermen were the arrest.
Philippines ? Raul Hernandez, Foreign Ministry spokesman told AFP, also said it was a “small incident”, the Philippines is considering the 25 small wooden boat back to China, and that no one was above the boat. Philippine officials said they did not understand why the Chinese vessels that larger vessels will drag so many small fishing boats. Saban told AFP when stressed: “We want it clear that our side is not hostile.”
19 Associated Press reported that the Philippine Department of Defense spokesman Paredes this The incident, said Philippine Navy 19, has already informed the Chinese Embassy this “accident”, and the incident, apologized to the Chinese side.share:
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