The impact of U.S., China meet on West Philippine Sea dispute


Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) admits good relations between China and the U.S. are important for stability not only in the Asian region, but the entire world.

DFA officials pointed out Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States could mean easing tensions in disputed areas in the South China Sea.

They also added there is now a huge potential for diplomacy as China-U.S. ties improve – which will help in the Philippines’ territorial rows with China.

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