On 4th anniversary of arbitral win vs China, PH insists award ‘non-negotiable’

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MANILA, Philippines — The unanimous award by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the South China Sea case rendered in favor of the Philippines is “non-negotiable.”

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. said this on Sunday as the country marked the 4th anniversary of the historic ruling by the Hague Tribunal on July 12, 2016, which invalidated China’s expansive claims over the entire South China Sea and upheld and Philippines’ rights over its 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

In his statement, a copy of which was posted on the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) website, Locsin noted…

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