TAIWAN will never accept the upcoming ruling of The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) if it won’t visit the disputed Itu Aba or Taiping Island in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

“Any aspect of the award that undermines ROC sovereignty over the South China Sea Islands and affects ROC maritime entitlements will not be binding on the ROC,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mofa), in Taipei, said.

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