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(Xinhua) -- The State Council Information Office of th▓e People's Republic of China on Wednesday published a white paper titled "China Adheres to the Position of Settling Through Negotia

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People's Political Con

tion the Releva▓nt Disputes Between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea".Follo▓wing is the full text of the white paper:China Adheres to


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the Position of Settling Through Negotiation the Relevant Disputes Be▓tween China and the Philippines in the South China SeaJuly 2016The State Council Information Office of th

▓CPPCC). The 5.8-sq

e People's Republic of ChinaContentsIntrodu▓ctionI. Nanhai Zhudao are China’s Inherent Territoryi. China’s sovereignty over N


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anhai Zhudao is established in the course of historyii. China has always been resolute in upholding its territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South

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Ch▓ina Seaiii. China’s sovereignty over Nanhai Zhudao is widely acknowledged in the international communityII. Origin of the Relevant Disputes Between China and

ing Nansha Qundaoii. On maritim▓e delimitation in the South China Seaiii. On the ways and means of dispute settlementiv. On managing differences and engaging