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Chinese vessels will continue to guard Huangyan Islands: Spokesman

06-25-2012 21:24 BJT Special Report:China Holds Undisputed Sovereignty over Huangyan Island |

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Phillipine media has reported that a Chinese boat has struck a Philippine fishing vessel, killing one and leaving four missing.

China says there is no evidence for this claim. Meanwhile is reported that The Philippines has constructed a kindergarden on Zhongye Island, one of the Nansha-Islands.

In response, the Spokesman for Chinese Foreign Ministry Hong Lei said it opposes any action that infringes on China's sovereignty.

He also said that the situation around Huangyan Island is getting better overall. He did add, on the other hand, that Chinese vessels will continue to guard the Island.

Hong says, "China has indisputable sovereignty over the Nansha-Islands and its adjacent waters. China opposes any illegal actions that infringe on China's sovereignty. We hope that relevant countries follow The Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea and refrain from any action that will complicate or escalate the issue.

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: CNTV.CN

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