Locsin Over His Firm Demand on the West Philippine Sea Intensifies

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Last updated on May 19th, 2021 at 07:13 am

International concerns Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. recently requested the documenting of a strategic dissent over the amassing of 240 Chinese volunteer army vessels found in different pieces of the West Philippine Sea.

The National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) revealed recently that around 240 Chinese state army vessels are as yet inside the country’s regional waters. While Locsin still can’t seem to get this report from the team himself, he coordinated the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to shoot a dissent

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The DFA already summoned Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian to express utmost disgust over the illegal and lingering presence of Chinese vessels at the Julian Felipe Reef in the West Philippines Sea. In summoning the Chinese envoy, the Philippines side reiterated its “firm demand” for China to ensure the immediate departure of all its vessels from the area of Julian Felipe Reef and other maritime zones of the Philippines.

In view of this, China has placed the Philippines in a tough spot by sending a multitude of its sea local army vessels to a reef in the West Philippine Sea where Manila would give way to the schemes of Beijing in the event that it makes no move against the attack or be depicted as raising pressure between the two nations in the event that it does, oceanic and security specialists highlighted this observation.

The enormous arrangement of more than 200 Chinese vessels at the Julian Felipe (Whitsun) Reef a month ago could likewise close the hole between two of China’s counterfeit islands inside the Philippines’ restrictive financial zone (EEZ) and constrain the Philippines to decide to align itself with China or the United States,

On the off chance that there is naction to the multitude, in Beijing’s perspective that is fundamentally receiving a triumph in return in light of the fact that there’s no reaction from the person in question, which was shared by Collin Koh, the research individual at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore.

Morever, The other strategy could be to accelerate an activity by the casualty that can conceivably be viewed as heightening,” he said during an online gathering coordinated by the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines

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