Philippine media ridiculed Aquino said the Philippines to become the laughing stock of
World Wide Web reporter Zhong Weidong reports, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has repeatedly stated that Huangyan Island is China’s inherent territory. Philippines claimed that the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Huangyan Island “belongs” to the Philippine side, and requested the United States to help the Philippines to defend the Philippine Huangyan Island Sound cable is also claimed to refer the dispute to the International Tribunal for arbitration. Philippine media gave the Aquino government poured poured cold water, because the U.S. does not recognize the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea “,” The president has let us become the laughing stock of the world “.
Philippine Daily Inquirer “site May 10 issue of the Journal article said the Aquino government asked the U.S. to use force to defend the Philippines Huangyan Island Sound cable, and declared that the territorial claims in the Philippines is based on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, “but the U.S. does not recognize the Convention. This is so embarrassing – even a bit funny.
article said that 34 countries in the United States and Israel, and Turkey has not ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and therefore they do not have formal recognition of the Convention. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said the United States Senate “very soon” to ratify the Convention, but three years later, the U.S. Senate or even not yet decided to vote on the Convention in 2009.
article pointed out that the United States refused ratified by 162 countries, including China and Russia, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea “, reveals the basic principle of U.S. foreign policy -” might is right “on the implementation. The United States is the world’s only military superpower, and its naval power more than the sum of China and Russia, the U.S. Navy why let these 162 U.S. military weak countries to tell the Almighty what to do, should do, where to go, where not to go?
article also wrote that the terms of section 20 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, in the territorial waters of other countries, other countries’ submarines or other underwater equipment needs surfaced at sea, or display the national flag. But often secret U.S. nuclear submarine through the waters of China and Russia on what basis are willing to do this? Terms of section 88 of the high seas should be used for peaceful purposes, but in international waters, playing the base of the U.S. warships, the United States thus to the global projection of its military might.
article also said that Aquino and his officials very angry and complained to the world refused to refer the dispute to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Arbitration. But they will be surprised, because when involved in a dispute over sovereignty, even as the Philippines do not recognize the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Marcos government in 1984 ratified the Convention, but did not admit all the terms, including the issue of sovereignty.the
the article pointed out, Aquino First commit a huge mistake, he sent warships to deal with the Chinese fishermen, the dispute militarization. But more embarrassing is that a few days after the warship because the supply is exhausted and crestfallen gone. With Houajinuo insisted that the dispute should be arbitration by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, but the court but then there is no jurisdiction in the case. “The president has become the laughing stock of the world.”