Philippines suggests diplomatic process with China

Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said on Wednesday that it is now time for China and the Philippines to proceed with the diplomatic process.

The Foreign Sectetary said in a news conference that they will pursue diplomatic process for peaceful resolution of the South China Sea disputes.

Yasay also expressed the hope that the bilateral talk would be within the ambit of international law and the 1982 UNCLOS.

In addition, Yasay said that the case they filed before the arbitral tribunal with respect to the dispute with China concerns China and the Philippines alone.

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