US to China: Prove your claim
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If China can prove indisputably it owns the islets, shoals and reeds that are at the heart of a dispute with the Philippines and other neighbors, the US will support it 100 percent, Deputy US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. Blinken said the US made it clear during the US-China strategic and economic dialogue in Washinton last week that it did not have a position on any of the merits conflicting claims in the South China Sea, "but how the claims are pursued makes a big difference." He called on all of the claimants to maritime territories in the sea to freeze their reclamation activities, the constructon that goes on the arti
Katigbak, J. (2015, June 29). US to China: Prove your claim. The Philippine Star, pp. 1, 12.
- The Philippine Star