Experts said the Philippines in the industry, Osamu Takashima Pier Airport or the United States secretly instigated
the information Figure: parked on the island airstrip in the industry of the Philippines C-130 transport aircraft.
WASHINGTON (reporter Xing Shiwei) yesterday, a routine press conference in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (microblogging), Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei for the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea question, said the South China Sea dispute shall be by the sound cable States resolved through peaceful negotiation.
recently, individual ASEAN countries, said the discussion of the basic content of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea with ASEAN as the center, to be within ASEAN to agree and then to invite China to join the discussion.
In this regard, Hong Lei, responded that a decade ago, China and ASEAN countries signed the “Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea,” the purpose of the Declaration between China and ASEAN countries jointly committed to peace in the South China Sea and stability. The Declaration is not used to solve the controversy of the South China Sea territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests, ASEAN has also repeatedly stressed that as a regional organization, ASEAN, on the disputed issue of not holding the position, the South China Sea dispute the kingdom of sound cable should be solved through peaceful negotiations.
Hong Lei said China and ASEAN countries have been active in the implementation of the Declaration, including through seminars and cooperation projects, the development of the South China Sea Code of Conduct is part of the implementation of the Declaration will be between China and ASEAN countries Direct negotiations. Failed
■ Philippine side dynamic
Philippine strong push the South China Sea Initiative> initiative of ASEAN to develop the “Code of Conduct in the South China Sea,” after consultations with China
April 4, 2009, the two-day ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia closing the summit had to discuss the ASEAN one The process, however, due to the strong push to the South China Sea dispute at the summit in the Philippines, the summit basically become the South China Sea dispute seminar.
, the Philippines Foreign Minister arrived at the venue after the first to mention the South China Sea disputes, President Corazon Aquino III at the summit, pushing a so-called “friendship and cooperation area of ??peace and freedom in the South China Sea,” a new initiative to require bypassing China, ASEAN countries, first drawing up a “Code of Conduct in the South China Sea” after consultations with China.
However, a diplomat in the Philippines revealed that Indonesia has said it does not accept the existence of any conflict resolution mechanisms in the Code of Conduct. He also said that other countries, including Cambodia, the proposal is also interested in dull, some are they ignored.
end of the summit, the ASEAN statement issued almost no mention of the South China Sea dispute, but said the participants reaffirmed their will continue to implement the signed 10 years ago here in the South China Sea Declaration on the Conduct of Parties. Media that has been abortion, which means that the new initiatives proposed by the Philippine side. (Feng Zhonghao)
Philippines claimed that the development of industry in island tourism
announced pier, built in the island in the industry island transformed into a tourist attraction
April 2, 2009, Philippine officials announced a high profile, the country plans to disputed islands in the South China Sea, “Island” (Philippine called, Pa Jiasa Island) to develop tourism project, the construction of a long up to 100 meters of concrete piers to make the island a tourist destination.
Philippine Port Authority, Aina said that after April 8, composed of a defense, tourism, transport and communications officer working group will finalize the development plan. He claims that this pier on the island at an abandoned airport runway end of the construction budget of about $ 4.7 million.
the island is one of the Spratly Islands reefs, this area of ??0.33 square kilometers of the island is the second largest island in the Nansha Islands, sovereignty belongs to China. In 1971, the Philippines, illegal occupation of the island and the island is set to occupy the command center of the Nansha Islands. (Feng Zhonghao)
■ expert analysis to
Philippines for economic considerations
In fact, as early as March 28 this year, the Philippine official has announced the construction of the port industry in the Island, and renovation of the 1.5 km long simple runway on the island.
In this regard, the South China Sea issue experts Huangsheng You said that this runway can disable the large C-130 military transport aircraft, the so-called construction of terminals and runways should be in the United States secret instigation, and even the construction of the pier and funding of the runway may be the United States pays for.
He pointed out that, on the one hand, this can troops in the Philippines, on the other hand this also with the United States to return to Asia-Pacific strategy related to contain China. “The two sides will also not be ruled out in the industry in the Island exercises, even from the Philippines, opening up the U.S. military to use.”
recently, the Philippines have been very active in the South China Sea issue. The Huang Shengyou analysis, in addition to military considerations, the Philippines, there are more economic interests to consider. The one hand, in order to compete for the tough stance assumed by the South China Sea oil and gas resources. On the other hand, does not rule out an ulterior motive, the opportunity to “extort” requires more financial assistance.
He also suggested that the Philippines violations and can take the necessary action. To rule out military action China can take economic means anti-system, such as to reduce or even stop economic aid to the Philippines. “Newspaper reporter Pingzhong Hao
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