On the Reported Sinking of a Filipino Fishing Boat by a Chinese Vessel

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We don’t treat our friends like that and we don’t expect to be treated that way either.

Nothing short of a hard and serious punitive action by the Chinese leadership against the Chinese crew responsible for the cowardly act against our fishermen could assuage the majority of our countrymen’s strong apprehension about the sincerity of China towards us.

This incident calls for a leader-to-leader talk. As I said, nothing short of a serious punitive action by the Chinese government against those responsible can convince us of a real friendly relationship between our peoples.