3 months PH using ‘skillful diplomacy’ in territorial dispute with China – Palace MB
By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte is using “skillful diplomacy” to resolve the country’s territorial dispute with China without resorting to aggression or use of force. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo explained that the government continues to assert rights over the West Philippine Sea while keeping friendly ties with its giant Asian neighbor. “President Duterte, as the country’s chief architect of our foreign policy, has been using skillful diplomacy in dealing with our giant neighbor, where both countries can peacefully discuss and resolve issues through a bilateral consultation mechanism,” he said. Panelo dismissed as ... more