‘We’ll insist on what is ours’
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The sovereign claims of the Philippines in the South China Sea are not up for bargain with China.Duterte noted the Constitution does not allow him to give up any of the Philippines’ territorial claims. He said the arbitral tribunal ruling that favored the Philippines would be discussed during his state visit to China, but there would be “no hard impositions.” Duterte will proceed to China after his visit to Brunei.
Romero, A., & Lee-Brago, P. (2016, October 17). ‘We’ll insist on what is ours’. Philippine Star, pp. 1, 12.
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