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Tension again in South China Sea, China stopped Philippines ships, clash occurred


According to Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson Commodore Jay Terriella, Chinese ships carried out dangerous activities against two Philippines ships. During this time there was a collision between a ship from Philippines and China. It is being told that the Philippines ship has also been damaged in this collision.

Tension arose once again between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea. Here the ships of the Chinese Coast Guard stopped the ships of the Philippines on the sea coast. After which there was a clash between the soldiers of both the countries due to which the dispute increased again. The regional issue has been there since the beginning. Due to which tension often remains here.

According to Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson Commodore Jay Terriella, Chinese ships carried out dangerous activities against two Philippines ships. During this time there was a collision between a ship from Philippines and China. It is being told that the Philippines ship has also been damaged in this collision. However, at present no information has been given about the place where this collision took place between the ships. Earlier, the army had talked about sending goods and military personnel to the Second Thomas Shoal under Philippine control.

'China's actions violate the rights of the Philippines'

Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says he had no choice but to defend his country's territory in the South China Sea. On which China and Beijing claim their own. Marcos said it is unfortunate that despite the clarity provided by international law, unilateral and illegal actions are being taken in the region, which violate the rights of the Philippines and its sovereignty.

The issue will be raised in the summit

There is news that in the upcoming summit there may be talks regarding the territorial dispute in the South China Sea. In fact, a summit is to be held this week between the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their Australian counterpart. In such a situation, it is believed that the issue of territorial dispute in the South China Sea will be on the top of the agenda of the conference and discussions will be held about it.

President Ferdinand Marcos, who is participating in the summit to be held in Melbourne, says that he has no option but to stand up against China in the South China Sea. He said that it is the duty of a leader to protect the territory of his country. President Marcos clearly said that the territorial integrity of the Philippines cannot be endangered.

China accused Philippines of provoking

On the other hand, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning has accused the Philippines of taking provocative actions in the South China Sea and undermining China's territorial sovereignty and maritime interests. The spokesperson said that China has taken necessary steps in accordance with laws to protect its sovereignty and interests. He said that talk of damaging Philippine ships is baseless.

Earlier, Philippines Foreign Minister Enrique Manalo urged regional neighbors to stand together more strongly to maintain the rule of law in the South China Sea. Where China has built outposts on many artificial islands to strengthen its claims.

Let us tell you that China claims almost the entire South China Sea, which is one of the world's most important waterways for shipping. China often has disputes with other countries regarding this matter.

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