Sending a stern warning to China over its dispute with the Philippines on the contentious South China Sea, US secretary of State John Kerry asked Beijing to respect the tribunal’s decision which is final and legally binding and said there was no military solution to the problem.
Kerry further added that ‘international order ‘should not be underestimated and China must learn from India how to abide by International tribunals’ judgement .
US Secretary of State was speaking to IIT Delhi students at an informal interaction.
Kerry said that” India’s decision to accept an international tribunal judgement regarding its maritime border with Bangladesh actually stands apart . This is the model to help potentially dangerous disputes in different danger spots…these can be resolve dpeacefully including the South China Sea.”
Kerry stressed that there is no military solution to the dispute and US will stand up for its allies.