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He said he wanted to express his pain and solidarity with the victims. civil protection crews," Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay told a news conference.USState Department spokesman John Kirby said Washington has seen signs in recent weeks of continued militarization by China in the South China Sea President Barack Obama’s top Asia policy adviser Daniel Kritenbrink said the United States had no interest in stirring tensions in the South China Sea as a pretext for involvement in the region "We have an enduring interest in seeing territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific including in the South China Sea resolved peacefully without coercion and in a manner that is consistent with international law" Kritenbrink said at a forum of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) USally Australia warned against "unilateral actions" by any claimants "Australia will continue to exercise our international law rights to freedom of navigation and overflight and support the right of others to do so" Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said in a statement International law experts described the ruling as a legal blow to Beijing’s claims in the disputed waters and one that brought the United States China and Southeast Asia to a dangerous crossroads "This is a tactical victory for the Philippines and a strategic defeat for international law" said Chas Freeman a former USdiplomat who was then-President Richard Nixon’s interpreter on his historic trip to China in 1972 "This decision has left the issue in the condition where it can only be resolved by the use of force There is no diplomatic process underway to settle claims and now there’s no longer a legal process" Freeman said Julia Guifang Xue a professor of international law at Shanghai Jiao Tong University said that given Beijing’s sensitivity about sovereignty and security "we won’t be surprised to see some kind of renewed effort by China to consolidate its claim in the area" USofficials have previously said they feared China may respond to the ruling by declaring an air defence identification zone in the South China Sea as it did in the East China Sea in 2013 or by stepping up its building and fortification of artificial islands United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on all parties to resolve the disputes in a "peaceful and amicable manner through dialogue and in conformity with international law" China claims most of the energy-rich waters through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year Finding for the Philippines on a number of issues the court said there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources within its so-called nine-dash line which covers almost 90 percent of the South China Sea None of China’s reefs and holdings in the Spratly Islands entitled it to a 200-mile exclusive economic zone it added The judges acknowledged China’s refusal to participate but said they sought to take account of China’s position from its statements and diplomatic correspondence Taiwan which maintains that the island it occupies Itu Aba is legally the only island among hundreds of reefs shoals and atolls scattered across the seas said it did not accept the ruling which seriously impaired Taiwan’s territorial rights in the 35 million sq km sea Fellow claimant Malaysia said it believed disputes could be resolved by diplomatic and legal processes A USofficial who helps set the administration’s Asia policies said that faced with the prospect of continuing Chinese assertiveness it is important for countries in the region and for the United States to avoid provocative actions and leave the door open for Beijing to pursue peaceful solutions "and avoid making matters worse" He also said however that the United States must honour its defence commitments in the Pacific and reassure the Philippines Vietnam and China’s other neighbours that it would not abandon them or Obama’s pledge to devote more resources to Asian security"We call on all those concerned to exercise restraint and sobriety.

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