China: Forging of COC on disputed seas can’t be rushed

In this file photo, Warships of Singapore and the United States are seen traveling across South China Sea for joint military exercises. US NAVY PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Chinese Foreign Minister wang Yi has said that the forging of a Code of Conduct (COC) on the South China Sea should not rushed.

“China believes that there should be no rush. Certain countries are hoping that COC can be agreed on overnight. These countries are having unrealistic expectation and taking unserious attitudes,” Xinhua news quoted Wang as saying to reporters in Vietnam on Monday.


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