A Chinese coast guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has set July 12 to deliver its decision on a key case involving the South China Sea. Photo: AP
A Chinese coast guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has set July 12 to deliver its decision on a key case involving the South China Sea. Photo: AP

China defiant after international tribunal sets date to announce its ruling on nation’s claims in South China Sea

Foreign Ministry statement repeats Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has no jurisdiction to rule in the matter and Beijing will rejects its findings

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese coast guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has set July 12 to deliver its decision on a key case involving the South China Sea. Photo: AP
A Chinese coast guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has set July 12 to deliver its decision on a key case involving the South China Sea. Photo: AP
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