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Title: Chinese vessels warned, told PH Navy, PCG ships to leave Julian Felipe Reef
Post by: adroth on April 01, 2021, 10:15:35 AM
Chinese vessels warned, told PH Navy, PCG ships to leave Julian Felipe Reef- Lorenzana

Published March 29, 2021, 3:32 PM
by Martin Sadongdong

https://mb.com.ph/2021/03/29/chinese-vessels-warned-told-ph-navy-pcg-ships-to-leave-julian-felipe-reef-lorenzana/

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana disclosed on Monday, March 29, that the Philippine Navy and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) ships that were sent to the Julian Felipe Reef in the West Philippine Sea were asked to leave by the the crew of the Chinese vessels who insisted that the area is part of China’s territory.

“There was no physical confrontation but there were warnings. They warned us ‘do not come here.’ But we responded that we are patrolling our area. It’s just a standard exchange,” Lorenzana said in a television interview over CNN Philippines.

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