MANILA: ASEAN and China are discussing setting up a “hotline” in case of an emergency regarding the territorial dispute over the South China Sea, a Philippine official said on Sunday.
The proposed hotline was discussed during a meeting of senior diplomats from China and ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Tianjin last week, said foreign department spokesman Charles Jose.
“Although this was agreed in principle as an early harvest measure, it needs thorough discussion,” he said.
He stressed the hotline would not be unveiled at an upcoming meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers.
and China are discussing setting up a “hotline” in case of an emergency regarding the territorial dispute over the South China Sea, a Philippine
Firstly china should be stopped building artificial islands to change the territorial status quo.
feed up • SARAD AGARWALA
tell Vietnam and the Philippines to get out the illegally occupied islands and posts first. It is they who changed the status quo there. China only reacts to their illegal activities.
We have to think about them…they are threat for our country
need to stop china.. it will becoming very dangerous country.