Palace welcomes growing support for maritime case vs China
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Malacañang yesterday welcomed the pronouncements of four US senators supporting the Philippines’ maritime case against China. Senators John McCain (Arizona), Jack Reed (Rhode Island), Bob Corker (Tennessee) and Ben Cardin (Maryland) urged the US government to help Manila and other Southeast Asian countries in the struggle against Chinese maritime territorial advances. Press Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said more nations have lauded the legal and peaceful movement of the Philippines to settle its maritime row with China in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
Porcalla, D. (2015, July 20). Palace welcomes growing support for maritime case vs China. Philippine Star, p. 10.
International agreements; International cooperation; Disputes; Territorial waters; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Law of the sea; International law; Military operations; Exclusive economic zone; Environmental degradation; Artificial islands; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); McCain, John; Reed, Jack; Corker, Bob; Cardin, Ben; Coloma, Herminio Jr.; Menendez, Robert; Kerry, John; Carter, Ashton
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