China: Huangyan Island does not exist before the court issues
the yesterday to move into the South China Sea, China 310 ships in China the fastest speed, the overall performance of the most advanced special equipment is equipped with the most complete and fishing political boat.
Beijing News (microblogging) (Reporter Xing Shiwei) on the 18th, for the Philippine foreign minister said it would Huangyan Island to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin, held a regular press conference said that Huangyan Island is China’s inherent territory, there is the question submitted to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
the Philippine side of the top echelon of misleading public opinion “
According to Liu Weimin, Huangyan Island Sea incident, China has been to the Philippines many times made representations . April 15, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Fu Ying, an emergency meeting with the Philippine Embassy in charge d’affaires, made representations to the tensions around the waters of the Huangyan Island. 18, Vice Foreign Minister Fu Ying again thus interviews with the Philippine charge d’affaires. Vice Foreign Minister Fu Ying pointed out that the Philippine warship before harassing the Chinese fishing boat fishermen in the Huangyan Island incident caused China a high degree of concern, the situation is initially eased by mutual agreement. I hope the Philippine side to honor its commitment to withdraw from the vessel, so that Huangyan Island waters to restore peace and tranquility of the state.
Liu Weimin, said recently, some senior people in the Philippine side to continue a statement, to mislead public opinion, claiming that the Philippines has sovereignty over the Huangyan Island, this is the disregard of historical facts, contrary to the jurisprudence. Huangyan Island is China’s inherent territory, the Philippine side to the rights of the Huangyan Island there is no basis, China is totally unacceptable. China has adequate legal basis for the territorial sovereignty of the Huangyan Island. Chinese first discovered and named Huangyan Island, the first included in the territory of China, the implementation of the sovereign jurisdiction. Huangyan Island waters is a traditional fishing places of the Chinese fishermen. Since ancient times, Chinese fishing vessels often went to the Huangyan Island waters for fisheries production activities. National Bureau of Statistics of China, State Seismological Bureau, State Oceanic Administration, and many times the Huangyan Island and the nearby waters of scientific investigation.
Chinese side urged the Philippine side to respect China’s territorial sovereignty
said the Philippines had never before 1997 the Chinese government on the Huangyan Island exercise sovereign jurisdiction and development use of any objection, and has repeatedly said that Huangyan Island in the Philippine territory outside the scope. In 1981, the maps published in the Philippines in 1984 to Huangyan Island marked painted outside the Philippine territorial limits. The United Nations (microblogging) Convention on the Law of the Sea allows coastal States to establish a 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone, but coastal States have no right to the detriment of the inherent territory of the other country’s sovereignty. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea “to change the territorial sovereignty of ideas and practices in violation of international law, including the purposes and principles of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea”.
Liu Weimin stressed that the Chinese side urges the Philippine side to respect China’s territorial sovereignty and abide by reached by both sides not to take any consensus that may complicate matters and expansion operations, to refrain from escalating action, an early resumption of status of peace and tranquility of the waters of the Huangyan Island, efforts to safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea and Philippine relations from.
Philippine frigate hung a white flag to Huangyan Island waters
law media said diplomatic channels to dispute, but willing to take on the Philippine side oral gestures constantly
CCTV reported April 18, still in the South China Sea, China ocean surveillance ship and the Philippines ship Huangyan Island was confrontation between the state . NBN television in the Philippines on the 17th, citing the Philippine Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying that the Philippine frigate “Edessa” has entered the waters of the Huangyan Island, the government must raise the white flag, to represent the wishes of the peaceful settlement of the standoff.
Philippines more than 20 vessels stranded
According to French media reported on the 17th, the Philippine Coast Guard, “Edessa” has arrived in the South China Sea Huangyan Island waters, replace all vessels are still more than 20 ships since last week joined the confrontation between the Palawan, the Philippine side to stay in the waters of the Huangyan Island.
Philippine Foreign Ministry spokesman Raul Hernandez said, is working with China (Embassy in the Philippines) to negotiate, as soon as possible to reach a consensus on a peaceful solution. He said he hoped the two sides can put forward their respective positions, and mutual understanding, and hope this confrontation can be resolved quickly.
AFP commented that the Philippines verbally declared willingness to diplomatic means to resolve disputes, but the trick is continued.
Philippine sent to the conflict waters archaeological ship “
the Philippines on the 16th, an” archaeological ship dispatched to the conflict of waters, and said to have been the Chinese ship harassment of ships and aircraft.
Chinese Embassy in the Philippines spokesman said that Huangyan Island incident, in order to avoid the event to expand the Chinese fishing boat on April 13 full withdrawal, but the Philippine side to stay in the waters all vessels There are more than 20 vessels. On the so-called “archaeological ship” contains a number of Philippine maritime police personnel. The Philippine side to expand the events move toward a high degree of concern of the Chinese side of the situation.
the Philippines wanted to originally belongs to the Sino-Philippine bilateral contentious issues of international, complex, and is actually to blame. On this issue, the Philippines is completely Shuli. Before the key date, the parties concerned there is no dispute on the sovereignty of this island reef, the attribution of the reefs at this critical date determined in accordance with international law is concerned, there is a “key date” standard. This is called the principle of preemption.
– China Military Science Research Council Deputy Secretary-General Major General Luo Yuan
I see, the Philippines, such a noise as such trouble to create a public opinion, feel the back of the backing, so that you followed trouble, in fact want to get the right to speak in the Spratly Islands in the future and chips.
– South China Sea issue experts, Navy Senior Colonel Zhang Shaokui
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