‘China action in sea row unacceptable’

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MANILA, Philippines – A former president and the longest serving member of the European Parliament called China’s actions in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea “unacceptable,” and said no power should be allowed to dominate in the region. Hans-Gert Pöttering, chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and member of the European Parliament representing the Christian Democratic Union (CDU Germany), said maritime disputes in the South China Sea “should be solved on the basis of international law.” “I think as Europeans we have to be very aware of the situation in the South China Sea. No power shall be dominant in this region and the relations between the concerned countries have to be peaceful,” Pöttering told The STAR.

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