By Argyll Cyrus B. Geducos President Duterte will raise the issue on the disputed South China Sea during his bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Vietnam. Duterte, in his pre-departure speech, said it is about time that China makes clear what it really wants to happen regarding its maritime dispute with other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states. The President flew to Da Nang, Vietnam, Wednesday afternoon for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings. “It’s about time ASEAN countries, not really to confront, but to make clear to us what China really wants,”Duterte said Wednesday. According to Duterte, while everybody was busy focusing on the threat of North Korea’s nuclear warfare, China has been busy reclaiming islands in the disputed waters. “I suppose that I’d bring the matter because while we were focused on the dangers of North Korea – I do not take it against China, he has claimed every part of it and nobody has stopped him,” he said. Duterte said he wants to ask Xi about the stakes of China’s activities in the disputed waters and if he wants full control over the South China Sea. “So tanungin ko lang siya (So… Read full this story
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