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China's Perspectives on the South China Sea Verdict

25 July 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Chatham House London, UK


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.