Philippine President Marcos talked about the situation in the Taiwan Strait in his speech at the Asia Society in New York, the United States on September 23.
(reproduced from RTVMalacanang)
[Reporter Lu Yixuan/Taipei Report] Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. said on the 23rd Eastern Time that the Manila authorities are concerned about the growing tension in the northern Taiwan Strait of the Philippines, "We urge all parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked President Marcus today for his continued attention to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait, and pointed out that President Marcos has raised his views on the situation in the Taiwan Strait twice recently, which shows that China's military provocation in the Taiwan Strait has aroused the concern of neighboring countries. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs once again appealed to the international community. Jointly condemn China's unilateral destruction of the status quo.
Marcos said in a speech at the Asia Society in New York, the United States on September 23, "We are undoubtedly concerned about the growing tension in the Taiwan Strait in the northern part of the Philippines. We urge all parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint" and that diplomacy must be used. and dialogue to resolve differences.
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Marcos said: "We adhere to the one-China policy and have always called for peaceful resolution of Taiwan-related issues." The Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out today that this was a remark made by President Marcos when he met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on August 6 this year. Later, he once again expressed his concerns and worries about the tension in the Taiwan Strait in public.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has taken note of President Marcos' remarks and thanked President Marcos for his continued attention to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that President Marcos once again raised his views on the situation in the Taiwan Strait, showing that China has frequently engaged in unprovoked military provocations in the Taiwan Strait since August, which has aroused great concern from neighboring countries.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs once again calls on the international community to jointly condemn China's unilateral military actions that undermine the status quo in the Taiwan Strait, and support democratic Taiwan to curb authoritarian aggression and expansion.
At the same time, the Chinese government will continue to strengthen its self-defense capabilities and cooperate with all like-minded countries to maintain the security of the Taiwan Strait and the freedom, openness, peace and stability of the Indo-Pacific region.