Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA

Rodrigo Duterte backflips on Chinese fishing in Philippine waters, insisting exclusive rights will not be waived

  • Earlier this week, Duterte said he would be unable to stop China fishing in his country’s exclusive waters even if he wanted
  • Spokesman now insists ‘the president will not relinquish sovereign rights’ after accusations of unconstitutional conduct
Topic |   South China Sea

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA
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