DFA: Phl not threatened by China's recruitment video
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Nothing is threatening about the People's Liberation Army recruitment video showing China preparing for war, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). If misinterpreted, talk about war preparation could escalate tensions, DFA spokesman Charles Jose said. "Not really," he replied when asked if the Philippines feels threatened by the recruitment video. "The DFA had released a statement Sunday that the Philippines is keen on pursuing the arbitration case against China, Jose said.
Romero, A. (2015, August 18). DFA: Phl not threatened by China's recruitment video. Philippine Star, p. 7.
United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Law of the sea; International law; Disputes; Territorial waters; Television systems; Military operations; Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Department of National Defense (DND); People’s Liberation Army; Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); Jose, Charles; Galvez, Peter
- The Philippine Star