Published On: Tue, Jul 13th, 2021
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Canada Calls on China to Comply With South China Sea Rulingon July 13, 2021 at 8:18 am Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS
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Canada has called on China to comply with international law in the South China Sea based on a historic ruling by an arbitration tribunal five years ago that rejected Beijing’s territorial claims in the region. “Canada is particularly concerned by China’s escalatory and destabilizing actions in the East and South China Seas, including, recently, off the Philippine coast, and by the militarization of disputed features and the use of naval, coast guard, and maritime militia vessels to intimidate and threaten the ships of other states,” Global Affairs Canada said in a statement released on July 11. “On the fifth anniversary of the decision by the tribunal constituted under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in the matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Canada reiterates the need for all involved parties to comply with it.” China—which lays claim to most of the waters within a …

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