President Rodrigo Duterte sympathizes with the 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned by the Chinese vessel in Recto Bank but insisted the collision in the disputed West Philippine Sea is just a “little” maritime incident.
Malacanang believes a formal investigation into the collision of a Chinese vessel and Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) is necessary to prevent such from turning into a global crisis.
President Rodrigo Duterte has finally broken his silence on the collision between a Chinese and Filipino vessel in the disputed West Philippine Sea.
If the collision of a suspected Chinese and Filipino fishing vessels in the disputed West Philippine Sea was intentional, Malacanang has warned about cutting ties with China.
Russia and the United States on Friday accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after their naval ships came close to collision in the East China Sea.