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South China Sea: Tribunal backs case against China brought by Philippines

China / Philippines / July 12, 2016

An international tribunal has ruled against Chinese claims to rights in the South China Sea, backing a case brought by the Philippines.

The Permanent Court of Arbitration said there was no evidence that China had historically exercised exclusive control over the waters or resources.

China called the ruling “ill-founded” and says it will not be bound by it.

China claims almost all of the South China Sea, including reefs and islands also claimed by others

Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36771749











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on July 12, 2016

It would be interesting to know how the Philippine government is going to respond to the positive news by the international court of arbitration. Mediators all over the world must be very anxious watching the reaction of the disputing parties.



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