Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, said Wednesday that his South China Sea Peace
Initiative is “probably the only way to downsize the problem” in a region with tensions rising over territorial claims, and that a roadmap will be announced soon.
The situation in the South China Sea is more complicated than in the East China Sea but it is clear that “the competition of territorial claims will lead nowhere,” Ma said during a question-and-answer session of a video conference with Stanford University.
In response to questions on his proposal, Ma said that the initiative is based on the idea that “while national sovereignty cannot be divided or compromised, natural resources can be shared.”
“This is probably the only way to downsize the problem” and seek a solution, he added. [FULL STORY]