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(1st UPDATE) In a speech, outgoing Philippine foreign secretary Teodoro Locsin says 'the president (Duterte) had spoken … oil and gas discussions are terminated completely. Nothing is pending; everything is over.'(1st UPDATE) In a speech, outgoing Philippine foreign secretary Teodoro Locsin says 'the president (Duterte) had spoken … oil and gas discussions are terminated completely. Nothing is pending; everything is over.'

Philippines abandons joint energy exploration talks with China

Outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the official termination of talks with China over the joint exploration of offshore oil and gas resources in the South China Sea, Agence France-Presse reported June 23.Outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the official termination of talks with China over the joint exploration of offshore oil and gas resources in the South China Sea, Agence France-Presse reported June 23.

Philippines: Duterte Officially Ditches Joint Exploration Talks With China

BEIJING: The Philippines’ outgoing foreign minister said on Thursday that talks over joint energy exploration between his country and China in the South China Sea had been terminated, citing constitutional constraints and issues of sovereignty. The two countries have sparred for decades over maritime sovereignty and had since 2018 pledged to jointly explore oil and gas assetsBEIJING: The Philippines’ outgoing foreign minister said on Thursday that talks over joint energy exploration between his country and China in the South China Sea had been terminated, citing

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“The President has spoken. I carried out his instructions to the letter. Oil and gas discussions are terminated completely. Nothing is spending. Everything is over,” Locsin said at the 124th anniversary of the Department of Foreign Affairs. “Three years on and we have not achieved our objective — developing oil and gas resources so critical for the Philippines but not at the price of sovereignty. Not even a particle of it,” he added.“The President has spoken. I carried out his instructions to the letter. Oil and gas discussions are terminated completely. Nothing is spending. Everything is over,” Locsin said at the 124th anniversary of the Department of Foreign Affairs. “Three years on and we have not achieved our objective — developing oil and gas resources so critical for the Philippines but not at the price of sovereignty. Not even a particle of it,” he added.

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Joint oil and gas exploration discussions between the Philippines and China have been “terminated completely” upon the instruction of Pres...Joint oil and gas exploration discussions between the Philippines and China have been “terminated completely” upon the instruction of Pres...

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