MANILA: The Philippine president’s spokesman says his govt rejects and does no longer acknowledge Chinese language names given to undersea options in an infinite offshore area the place the Philippines has undisputed sovereign rights.
Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. mentioned Wednesday that the Philippines has already raised its fear to China over its naming of the undersea options in Benham Upward push and is thinking about formally notifying a world hydrographic frame, which lists such maritime data.
Roque says China proposed the names in Benham Upward push in 2015 and 2017.
President Rodrigo Duterte ordered an finish to all international medical analysis missions in Benham Upward push remaining week. He adopted up with a caution that he’ll order the military to fireside if different nations extract sources from inside his nation’s unique financial zone.