Philippines coordinating with China on fishing ban —Marcos

June 20, 2023 - 4:40 PM
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This June 16, 2023 photo shows President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (Presidential Communications Office/Released)

 Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Tuesday that his country and China now have coordination with regards to a fishing ban in the South China Sea.

Marcos, speaking to reporters after attending an event at the Philippines Department of Agriculture, said that both sides were “making progress in that regard”.

—Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales