China has indisputable sovereignty over Scarborough Shoal –China Coast Guard

BEIJING – China has indisputable sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal and its adjacent waters, and has always resolutely countered the Philippines’ infringements, a spokesperson for China Coast Guard said in a statement released late Tuesday.

“China’s Coast Guard will, as always, defend and enforce” the law in waters under the country’s jurisdiction, the statement said, citing a Coast Guard spokesperson.

The statement also cited the spokesperson as saying that on Jan. 28 four Philippine personnel illegally intruded in certain areas, and the Coast Guard warned them to leave in accordance with the law, and that the interaction was “professional and standardized”. —Reuters

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