January 27, 2016

Australia: Nations will respect tribunal on S China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — An international arbitration case over the disputed South China Sea that has been boycotted by China will "settle once and for all" whether artificial reefs are entitled to territorial waters, Australia's top diplomat said Tuesday.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the ruling by the tribunal in the Hague in the case brought by the Philippines will be "extremely important" as a statement of international principle.

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