Philippine former senior officials to support America cruise the South China Sea, China angry How can
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Philippine President Aquino III, issued a strongly worded speech to China, denied the Philippines invited the United States reconnaissance patrol South China Sea, and expressed the hope that the Chinese authorities to “speak the truth. The same day, the Philippine government announced to the Chinese government sent a diplomatic protest, and protest in the South China Sea in the disputed region to set up three Shashi.
Agence France-Presse on the 5th reported that Aquino denied the same day the media reports of the Philippines invited the United States reconnaissance aircraft to patrol the disputed areas in the South China Sea, “My country has its own ships and aircraft to monitor Si Kabo Le Reef (Huangyan Island). Aquino stressed in the interview, he mentioned only when needed in the Philippines will request the help of the U.S. aircraft, “If you look at the interview transcripts, you will find that I said ‘we may ask the U.S. to help’” . Agence France-Presse said that the Philippine President U.S. reconnaissance cruise the South China Sea is reported to lead to China warned the Philippines to refrain from further provocative measures.
However, Aquino that day also claimed that by inviting the U.S. to help monitor its territory, including areas of dispute and the Chinese in the Philippines right. “The United States is a treaty signed with our allies we lack, the United States just, I think, when our force is not timely, you can help us to improve the reconnaissance capabilities of the West Philippine Sea (SCS).”
to clarify for the United States to protect, while in the Philippines, Aquino did not forget to put relentless. On the 5th, the “Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper website quoted Aquino as saying:” For me, the provocative remarks did not come from Philippine officials. A lot of provocative statements precisely from the other side (China), “they should at least to read carefully what I say, maybe they should be said that the truth of the “. “Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper said that since the Philippine government to ease the situation in Huangyan Island, Aquino issued the wording of the most intense statement. A few days ago, “People’s Daily commentary, accused Philippines exacerbate the tense situation of the South China Sea.
However, Aquino perhaps deliberately ignored the fact that, to clarify in his own speech and accused China of issuing provocative statements at the same time, more than the Philippine government, Congress and military officials of high-profile U.S. reconnaissance cruise in the South China Sea , “the Philippine Star newspaper quoted Chief of General Staff the Biya Song of the words of former Philippine armed forces to be tough, said: angry but also how?
Philippine Foreign Ministry spokesman Hernandez said of the media, China has established three Shashi violation of Manila’s sovereignty on the the Nansha part of the South China Sea islands and some other regions, the Philippine government has China issued diplomatic protests , “the Philippine government is waiting for China in terms of response to the protest of the Philippine side.”the
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