Philippine said to rely on their own do not expect the United States in the event of Huangyan Island
According to the Philippine Star newspaper reported on May 7, former Secretary of Defense of the Philippines on the 6th, the Philippine government should seek the support of the international public opinion “Huangyan Island confrontation referred to the international courts, if the Philippines to obtain international community to support, it will no longer be “bullied”.
former Philippine Defense Avellino – Cruise (Avelino Cruz, Jr.), the Philippine government should seek the support of international public opinion, Huangyan Island confrontation must be handed over to the International Tribunal resolved.
Cruz, the Philippines should reaffirm its position, the confrontation should be in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, on a legal basis to solve the problem. Cruz also said that if the Philippines can get the support of the international community can no longer be “bullied”.
At the same time, the Philippine Senate President Juan – Ponce – Enrile (Juan Ponce Enrile), said the confrontation, the Philippines can only rely on their own, whether it is the United States or neighboring countries expect not be reached.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman repeatedly said that Huangyan Island is Chinese territory and waters of the Huangyan Island is a traditional fishing ground of Chinese fishermen. It must be pointed out that China adheres to the position of the current situation does not change through diplomatic negotiation. The Chinese side strongly urges the Philippine side to the right track back to a diplomatic solution to the Huangyan Island events complicate matters, the expansion of the words and deeds no benefit from the solution of the problem. (Network News Network compile Zhang Di reported)
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