Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Biden administration recognizes China’s decision to reject China’s claim in the South China Sea | World


That was the statement of US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in a recent phone call with her Philippine counterpart Hermogenes Esperon, according to the report. The Philippines Star 22.2 today quoted the announcement of a phone call from US National Security Council spokesman Emily Horne. Mr. Sullivan also affirmed the decision of the international arbitration court in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

On July 12, 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) announced the ruling of an international tribunal that China had no legal basis to claim historic rights over the “nine dash line” (the tongue line). cow) in the South China Sea. However, China has objected to this ruling.

Secretary of State: The South China Sea is not China’s ‘maritime empire’

In the same phone call, the two national security advisers Sullivan and Esperon discussed opportunities to tighten the US-Philippines alliance, spokesman Horne said.

The phone call came nearly a month after Philippine Foreign Minister Teddy Locsin announced on Twitter that he had submitted a diplomatic note protesting Beijing’s enactment of the January 22 Law of the Customs that allowed the police to open fire on Foreign ships in the so-called waters are under Chinese jurisdiction, calling that law a “threat of war”.






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