|Foreign Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan's Comment on Philippine-Vietnamese Joint Marine Research in the South China Sea|
Q: It's reported the Philippines and Vietnam are going to conduct a joint marine research in the South China Sea from April 6 to 9. What's China's comment?
A: China is concerned about the joint marine research in the South China Sea by the Philippines and Vietnam. We hope relevant parties to follow the principles enshrined in the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea in their cooperation on marine research in the South China Sea.