Philippines, Malaysia reaffirm vow to maintain peace in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines and Malaysia on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea "without resort to the threat or use of force." President Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad renewed this commitment during their bilateral meeting in Malacaang. "We emphasized the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, stability, safety and freedom of navigation and overflight over the South China Sea, as well as the peaceful settlement of disputes. This is, without resort to the threat or use of force, in accordance with the universally recognized principles of international law," Duterte...Keep on reading: Philippines, Malaysia reaffirm vow to maintain peace in South China Sea

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