Duterte has informed Chinese ambassador Zhao Jianhua about the nation’s concern, over the Scarborough incident on the South China Sea.
Duterte and Zhao had a concise talk inside Aguinaldo’s home here as Duterte drove the 120th Independence Day festivity.
“President Duterte shared his worry about the Filipino fishermen,” Zhao told columnists after the occasion.
The Chinese emissary refered to that the Philippines and Beijing had come to a “benevolent assention,” which permits Filipino fishermen to fish at Scarborough, an fishing ground inside the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone that Beijing seized following a two-month standoff with the Philippine Navy in 2012.
The Chinese government, he stated, was at that point leading an “intense” examination on the episode.
“We are leading an intense and capable examination over the asserted reallocation of the catch of the Filipino fishermen.
However, the underlying examination of the two sides mirror this isn’t badgering, this isn’t seizure, it is a type of deal exchange, which have been continuing for a long while,” he said.
“At the point when your fishermen require sustenance, especially when they require nourishment, water, the Chinese fishermen, Chinese Coast Guard will trade these with their catch,” he included.
Rommel Cejuela, an angler from Masinloc, Zambales, asserted on Monday that the Chinese Coast Guard stays in the questioned shore.
“There will be teach as per our own directions. I don’t know about the subtle elements since it will be, the examination is being directed by skillful offices and they have their own relating controls,” he said.
“We generally have rotten ones yet in the event that we have rotten ones, you comprehend what I will do, I will toss into the South China Sea and feed the fish,” he included.
He guaranteed Filipino fishermen that they could return to the shore and fish there.
“That implies they can return and fish there openly so we will check and if there is any unfortunate behavior directed by the Chinese drift monitors, those people will be rebuffed and the standards will be there,” he said.
“Generally speaking, we don’t permit Chinese Coast Guards to do whatever, to do anything that is destructive to the Filipino fishermen,” he included.
“Indeed, I believe it’s a shared comprehension. The two sides will just permit fishermen to go there. As of recently, we don’t support business fishing, the large fishing vessels, there in light of the fact that we likewise have a duty regarding securing the types of the fish and furthermore the environment there,” he noted.