PRC Beijing, May 10 (Reporter Yang Mu) Philippine anti-China demonstrations at noon that day. The diplomatic staff of the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines, confirmed to reporters in a telephone interview, the same day from 11:00 to 13:00, about 300 Filipinos gathered in the street in front of the Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines, where the office demonstrations. One of them to prepare both sides of the Chinese national flag, and stop when you are preparing to the burning, the local police to maintain order. As of 13:00, the crowds have dispersed. The whole field of protest did not happen aggressive behavior, more peaceful. Consular Section of the work was not affected.
It is learned that the individual civil society organizations in the Philippines to organizations around the world in the 11th Philippine nationals former Chinese Ambassador to the local embassy or consulate to protest. Before the protests in Manila in Makati in the Philippines Embassy Consular Section. The spokesman for the Philippine diaspora organizations claim that over 12 million Filipinos Overseas has the ability to influence public opinion against China, protests forced China’s Huangyan Island event to resort to the International Tribunal and, ultimately, to resolve disputes by peaceful means.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said that the Philippines instigated the domestic and overseas nationals launched demonstrations against China. This behavior has led to strong reactions and concerns of the Chinese people at home and abroad. We hope that the Philippine side will not further damage the bilateral relations. A spokesman for the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines on the 10th, also said the Chinese Embassy has the Philippine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other relevant departments made solemn representations to take practical measures to ensure that Philippine citizens’ personal and property safety.
Prior to April 16, before the Chinese consulate in Manila, the Philippines, has also been a number of Filipinos gathered to stage a protest.
Huangyan Island waters is a traditional fishing ground of Chinese fishermen. Generations of Chinese fishermen engaged in fishing activities in this area. In the morning of April 10, 12 Chinese fishing boats operating in the Huangyan Island lagoon, a Philippine warship interference, China has been the matter to the Philippines made representations. The two sides agreed to abide by the consensus, and solve the problem through diplomatic channels. Taken into account that the incident area warships, official boats and fishing boats, the situation is more complicated, in order to avoid worsening of the situation, the Chinese fishing boats leave on April 13 Huangyan Island waters. However, the Philippine side has not evacuated, then seek to expand the situation.
According to media reports in the Philippines, Philippine Foreign del Rosario in the evening on the 9th to the media revealed that the Philippines has resumed diplomatic dialogue with China Huangyan Island incident. The report said the talks commence between Ma Keqing, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines and the Philippine Department of State officials.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular press conference on the 10th, the Chinese side is definitely the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines to resume diplomatic contacts with the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines will pay close attention to the development of the situation and the real action of the Philippine side.the share: welcome the , comment I want to Comments the microblogging Recommend | today microblogging hot spots (edit: SN010)