6 months Chinese embassy denies Panelo’s ‘tit-for-tat’ statement; reminds citizens to respect PH laws MB
By Roy Mabasa The Chinese Embassy in Manila on Thursday denied an earlier statement made by Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo that China will adopt a “tit-for-tat” approach should the Philippine government deport Chinese nationals illegally working in the country. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) In a statement, the Chinese Embassy said: “First, China adheres to the principle of non-interference in other countries’ internal affairs. The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines did not say that Beijing would adopt a ‘tit-for-tat’ approach should the Philippine government deport Chinese nationals found working illegally in the country.” It assured that Chinese ... more