China hits back at G7 over sea reclamation
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China continues to ignore calls to stop large-scale reclamation in theSouth China Sea while slamming the Group of Seven nations for being "out of step." Without naming countries, the G7 leaders strongly opposed the use of intimidation, coercion or force, as well as any unilateral actions that seek to change the status quo, such as large-scale land reclamation. The G7, which compromises the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan,m was concerned about the tensions in the region and called for countries to abide by international law.
Brago, P., Calica, A., & Sy, M. (2015, June 11). China hits back at G7 over sea reclamation. Philippine Star, p. 2.
Disputes; Territorial waters; International law; Navigation; Trade; Bilateral agreements; Joint ventures; Land reclamation; International agreements; Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc.; Hong, Lei; Coloma, Herminio Jr; Aquino, Benigno III; Hu, Jintao; Angara, Juan Edgardo; Lacierda, Edwin
- The Philippine Star