JUST IN: The DFA 'strongly deplores' the Chinese Embassy's statement on Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana's call for Chinese vessels to leave Julian Felipe reef, saying it contained 'blatant falsehoods' | @TristanNodalo
DFA: The Chinese Embassy statement contained blatant falsehoods such as claims of adverse weather conditions when there were none and the supposed non-existence of maritime militia vessels | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo DFA rejects China's assertion that Julian Felipe Reef and its waters are their 'traditional fishing grounds.' Tradition yields to law whether or not it is regarded as traditional fishing | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo DFA: For every day of delay, the Republic of the Philippines will lodge a diplomatic protest | @TristanNodalo
DFA also denounces the Chinese Embassy for calling Defense Sec. Lorenzana's statement ‘unprofessional,’ and warns them that they are guests in PH | @TristanNodalo
JUST IN: DFA says it will file diplomatic protests for each day Chinese vessels suspected to be maritime militia refuse to leave Philippine waters. bit.ly/2PrnB0v
LOOK: 1Sambayan (@1Sambayan) expresses support to Defense Secretary @del_lorenzana and Foreign Affairs Secretary @teddyboylocsin on their stand to defend the Philippine territory from China. | @TristanNodalo

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