MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang is hoping that the United States and China will come to an understanding to peacefully resolve their rising military tension over the South China Sea dispute.
In a statement Friday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the Philippines considers the two superpowers as “special friends and trading partners.”
“We hope that both partners of the Philippines will be able to draw an understanding and resolve any and all issues between them amicably and peacefully,” Roque said.
“This outcome will help further enhance greater stability and security in the region.”
He added: “This is what is needed for the mutual benefit and interest of every…
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