All eyes on China in PH's next WPS supply mission -- AFP spokesperson | Inquirer News

All eyes on China in PH’s next WPS supply mission — AFP spokesperson

09:50 PM August 10, 2023

china coast guard water cannon at pcg vessel west philippine sea


A China Coast Guard (CCG) ship on Saturday is seen preparing to strike a Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) vessel with a water cannon in Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea.PHOTO FROM THE PCG FACEBOOK PAGE

     

MANILA, Philippines — The world should be aware of the China Coast Guard’s (CCG) offensive and unlawful actions in the West Philippine Sea where it recently fired a water cannon  at a Philippine Coast Guard and military supply, said Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Col. Medel Aguilar said during the Laging Handa Public Hearing on Thursday. 

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“Alam ko na sa susunod na RoRe (Rotation and Re-provision), lahat ng tao sa mundo ay nakaabang, Ang kanilang mga mata ay nakatingin kung ano mangyayari. So, let the people know kung ano ang ginagawang pambabastos, iyong mga offensive actions, unlawful actions ng China Coast Guard sa ating mga kababayan sa West Philippine Sea,” Aguiular said.

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(I know that in the next rotation and re-provision mission, the whole world will be watching. So, let the people know, let them know what they are doing, the disrespect, offensive words, and unlawful actions of the Chinese Coast Guard towards Filipinos in the West Philippine Sea..)

Aguilar said that they continuously discussing different measures for the next resupply mission. 

“Paramount in our consideration is the safety of our people who will be in the RoRe mission,” he said. (Ivana Romero, INQUIRER.net trainee)

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