Can we talk to China on West Philippine Sea?: Fourth of a series


Esteban G. Pena Sy


The Manila Times


 June 5, 2016


AFTER returning to Manila the next day, I drafted a memo in the name of Domingo Lee in his capacity as Special Presidential Envoy to China. The memo was addressed to President Aquino, reporting on the background of our trip to Beijing and narrating the substance of our conversation with China’s Deputy Foreign Minister Fu Ying. The second part of the memo enumerated the various recommendations discussed during our meeting.