Senators oppose joint probe of Philippine boat sunk by Chinese trawler

Published: 24/06/2019
Senators oppose joint probe of Philippine boat sunk by Chinese trawler
Source: WWW.STRAITSTIMES.COM

June 24, 2019 12:47 PM MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Senators in the Philippines have objected to President Duterte's decision to agree to China's suggestion for a joint inquiry into the June 9 ramming and sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese trawler, arguing that it would only undermine the country's control over its waters in the South China Sea.

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