China's Perspectives on the South China Sea Verdict
HE Ambassador Liu Xiaoming, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the United Kingdom
Chair: Professor Kerry Brown, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House
On 12 July, the South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal issued its award with regard to the disputes between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea. Following the outcome, Ambassador Liu will discuss China’s position on the award, offer China’s perspectives on the situation in the South China Sea and set out how China plans to work towards regional peace and stability.