On August 15, 2023, Chinese Deputy Chief of Mission Zhou Zhiyong claimed during a news conference at the Kamuning Pandesal Forum in Quezon City that the Potsdam Declaration and the Cairo Declaration stated that “all territories Japan has seized from the Chinese, including those of Nansha Islands and Xisha Islands, shall be restored to China.” Retired Associate Justice Antonio Carpio: This claim is false.
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Chinese Embassy maintains FALSE claim that Julian Felipe Reef is China territory
The Chinese Embassy in Manila has reiterated Beijing’s false claim that Julian Felipe Reef (international name: Whitsun Reef) is part of China territory.
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Chinese Embassy pinanindigan ang MALING pahayag na ang Julian Felipe Reef ay teritoryo ng China
Muling iginiit ng Chinese Embassy sa Maynila ang maling pahayag ng Beijing na ang Julian Felipe Reef (international na pangalan: Whitsun Reef) ay bahagi ng teritoryo ng China.