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Philippine Marines raise the Philippine flag on the dilapidated navy ship LT57 BRP Sierra Madre at the disputed Ren'ai Reef in the South China Sea on Sunday. On Saturday LeGarrette Blount Limited Jersey , China Coast Guard attempted to block the Philippine government vessel AM700 carrying fresh troops and supplies, but the latter managed to dock beside the ship to replace troops who were deployed several months ago. Photo: AP
China on Sunday said it would not accept international arbitration over the South China Sea that was unilaterally filed by the Philippines, after Manila formally submitted a plea to the United Nations in disregard of China's warnings.

In a statement Timmy Jernigan Limited Jersey , China's foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Sunday urged the Philippines to fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) signed by China and ASEAN countries, and come back on the right track of resolving the dispute through bilateral negotiation.

Hong made the remarks after Manila filed its memorandum with the International Tribunal on the Law of the Seas.

Manila instituted arbitration proceedings against China under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) with regard to disputes between the two countries in the South China Sea in January 2013.

The Philippines Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Sunday that Manila does not expect the tribunal to reach a decision before the end of 2015.

China has a solid law basis to refuse the arbitration, Hong said Torrey Smith Limited Jersey , noting the country made a statutory statement in 2006 to the UN, making clear that the relevant disputes do not apply to arbitration procedure.

Article 298 of UNCLOS allows signatories to exempt themselves from mandatory settlement of disputes over sea delimitation and territorial disputes.

Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech in Berlin on Friday that China will not provoke trouble regarding territorial disputes in the South China Sea, but it does not fear trouble provoked by others. He made it clear that China stands firm on safeguarding national interests when it comes to sovereignty and territorial integrity Isaac Seumalo Limited Jersey , the Xinhua News Agency reported.

Observers said that the Filipino government is internationalizing the dispute by resorting to legal

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