Philippines - ‘What is ours is ours,’ Locsin tells China
Thursday, 6 August 2020
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday invoked the country’s arbitral award against China in the disputed South China Sea, as it said Beijing was “reading too much” into Manila’s refusal to join military exercises in the waterway. The country’s top diplomat insisted that the Philippines has been “consistent and clear” in its stand on the West Philippine Sea. “What is ours is ours under the Arbitral Award and no...
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