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Yasay on UN Arbitral Tribunal’s decision on WPS

Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr. (MJD)
Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr. (MJD)

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. welcomes the decision of the International Tribunal in The Hague, favoring the Philippines.

According to Yasay, the Duterte administration will review the said decision before deciding on their next move regarding the West Philippines Sea issue.

Yasay however assures the public that amid the decision of the Arbitral Tribunal, the Philippines remains open to bilateral talks with China.

The DFA Secretary is making an appeal to China to respect the decision of the international court regarding the issue on the territorial dispute and hopes that peace will reign in the West Philippine Sea.

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