The Philippines has rejected bilateral talks with Beijing on the dispute in the South China sea. Secretary for foreign Affairs, said that Chinese officials insisted on negotiations, but only if you ignore the decision on the Manyly, which took place in the majority of cases in favor of the Philippines.
The Secretary said that he had met with the Minister of foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi on the sidelines during a meeting of Asia-Europe in Mongolia. The foreign Minister also said that he saw some space for secret negotiations and hopes that China will reconsider its position.
China Ministry of foreign Affairs confirmed that there had been an informal chat between the Ministers for foreign Affairs at the summit, where van explained the "principles and China's position." "Wang said that if the new government of the Philippines is ready to resume dialogue and consultations with China, and control inequality and improve relations, China would like to meet him halfway," said MOFA, in its statement, adding Wang believes that the consultations between China and the Philippines in the interests of both countries.
The court based in the Hague, ruled there were no legal grounds for historical claims of China to a large area in the South China sea. China immediately declared that it would ignore the decision and will not consider it valid. On 14 July, China conducted military exercises in the South China sea, thus giving to understand that he disregards the decision of the Hague. Despite the refusal of China to accept the resolution on South China sea, the diplomatic efforts from both sides continue.
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