South China Sea arbitration case recently announced the results of the Ministry of foreign affairs to respond
xinhuashe· 2016-06-30 07:18:35
Xinhua news agency in Beijing on 29 June, foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei 29, Philippines Nanhai arbitration tribunal that will be announced the so-called final ruling issued a statement, in the near future as follows: Nanhai arbitration tribunal
Republic of Philippines unilaterally request established (hereinafter referred to as "the arbitration tribunal") on June 29, 2016 announced that will be released the final ruling in July 12, 2016. I would like to emphasize again that the arbitral tribunal has no jurisdiction over the case and the relevant matters.
, January 22, 2013, Philippines unilaterally Fei in South China Sea dispute arbitration. Chinese government immediately declared that China does not accept, do not participate in the arbitration filed in Philippines. Since then, the Chinese government has repeatedly reiterated this position.
2014 in December 7th, the Ministry of foreign affairs is authorized to release the "China" position paper of the people's Republic of China government of the Republic of Philippines the South China Sea arbitration jurisdiction, a comprehensive system clarifies the Chinese government stance on the arbitration jurisdiction, the arbitration tribunal of Philippines unilaterally filed Nanhai arbitration without jurisdiction, China government does not accept, do not participate in the Philippines has filed an arbitration has sufficient basis in international law.
2015 October 29th, the arbitral tribunal to make jurisdiction and may be subject to a rational decision. The Chinese government immediately declared that the decision was null and void. According to the arbitration tribunal for the trial of the case from November 24th to 30, the Chinese government once again to clarify the position does not accept, do not participate.
2016 in June 8th, China Foreign Ministry issued "the Ministry of foreign affairs of the people's Republic of China on Philippines in the South China Sea and Chinese insist on solving the dispute through bilateral negotiations" statement, reiterated that China do not accept not to participate in the Philippines arbitration and through bilateral negotiations to resolve the Philippines in the South China Sea dispute related position.
two, Philippines unilaterally filed in the South China Sea arbitration case in violation of international law.
first, the Philippines through a series of bilateral documents and "Doc" had solution to the South China Sea dispute through bilateral negotiations to reach an agreement, "the United Nations Convention on the law of the sea" (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention") the provisions of the arbitration procedure does not apply to the Philippines in the South China Sea dispute related.
second, essence of the Philippines arbitration matters is the issue of territorial sovereignty in the South China Sea Islands, "" within the scope of convention, but does not involve the interpretation or application of the "Convention".
third, Philippines arbitration matters constitutes part of the Philippines Sea issue can not be divided, according to the provisions of the Convention and China has "298th" on 2006 to make a statement, the issues involved in maritime delimitation dispute arbitration and excluded from compulsory dispute settlement procedures.
fourth, Philippines in the Philippines never ignore the arbitration in any negotiations in one concept, a fictional dispute, did not fulfill the obligations of the 283rd "on the dispute settlement of the Convention" exchange of views.
three, the arbitral tribunal established on the basis of the illegal acts and demands of Philippines, the relevant matters not have jurisdiction. The arbitration tribunal regardless of Sino Philippine settlement of disputes through negotiations and consultations in this way have been chosen, ignoring the essence of Philippines proposed arbitration matters is the issue of territorial sovereignty in China according to the provisions of the "Convention" to avoid making statements by expanding the right to exclude, and ultra vires, forced on matters relating to the trial, choose the dispute parties entitled to damages the way to solve the rights, destruction of the "Convention" dispute settlement system integrity.
four, in the territory of the dispute and the delimitation of the maritime dispute, China does not accept any third party dispute settlement, do not accept any of the dispute settlement. China government will continue to follow the "UN Charter" to confirm the basic norms of international law and international relations, and to direct the parties concerned on the basis of respecting historical facts, according to international law, through negotiation, solution to the South China Sea dispute, maintaining peace and stability in the South China sea.