Philippines: Hague wins, or consider Chinese bilateral talks – Sohu news [Global Times Roundup] according to the Reuters reported on 13, Philippines foreign minister Del Rosario 12, said that if the Hague arbitration court ruled on the case in favor of Philippines in the South China Sea, Philippines will consider to hold bilateral talks with China, solve the dispute over the sovereignty issue the South China sea. The South China Sea has large oil and gas resources, one of the sea lanes is also the busiest in the world, every year there are $5 trillion worth of goods after. Philippines will submit the dispute over territorial sovereignty of the South China Sea to China in 2013 to the permanent arbitration tribunal of Hague for arbitration. Chinese said the Permanent Court of arbitration of the case jurisdiction, and called on all territorial disputes should be resolved through bilateral talks, but has refused bilateral talks that Philippines. In an interview with television, Del Rosario said the Permanent Court of arbitration is likely to rule the case before May of this year. "Bilateral talks this way is good," he said, "if the arbitration result is good for us, we should hold bilateral talks, because we’ve got a platform, let us at the negotiating table is more powerful. If the verdict is bad for us, they will contact us". (Gao Qiu)

菲律宾:如海牙胜诉,或考虑与中国双边会谈-搜狐新闻  【环球时报综合报道】据路透社13日报道,菲律宾外长德尔罗萨里奥12日表示,如果海牙常设仲裁法院裁定菲律宾在南海诉讼案上胜诉,菲律宾或将考虑与中国举行双边会谈,解决双方在南海主权问题上的争端。   南海拥有大量石油和天然气资源,同时也是世界上最繁忙的海上通道之一,每年有价值5万亿美元的货物运输经过。菲律宾在2013年将与中国的南海领土主权争议提交给海牙的常设仲裁法院仲裁。中国则表示常设仲裁法院没有对这一案件的裁判权,并呼吁所有领土主权争端应该通过双边会谈来解决,但菲律宾方面一直拒绝双边会谈的建议。   德尔罗萨里奥在接受电视媒体采访时称,常设仲裁法院很可能在今年5月之前对此案进行裁决。“双边会谈这种方式是好的”,他同时表示,“如果仲裁结果对我们有利,我们应该建议举行双边会谈,因为我们已经得到了一个平台,让我们在谈判桌上更为有力。如果裁决对我们不利的话,他们(中国)会主动接触我们”。(高秋)相关的主题文章: