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Philippines summons China ambassador after South China Sea confrontations

Posted on AllSides December 10th, 2023
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Government says might also consider expelling ambassador as tensions spike over disputed waters. The Philippines has said it summoned China’s ambassador and was considering the possibility of expulsion after two confrontations with Chinese ships over the weekend in the disputed South China Sea. Manila said its vessels were hit by Chinese water cannon on Saturday as they tried to send supplies to Filipino fishermen at Scarborough Shoal, which was seized by Beijing in 2012 after a months-long stand-off. On Sunday, meanwhile, ships trying to resupply sailors on board the grounded...

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