PH military to China: ‘We cannot trespass in our own backyard’


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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and National Task Force on the West Philippine Sea denied China's claim of trespassing in the country's sovereign zone in Bajo de Masinloc. "We cannot trespass in our own backyard and no one can prevent us from entering our own home, so there's no truth to what they are saying." Col. Medel Aguilar, AFP spokesman, said in an interview. He admitted, however, that a Philippine vessel BRP Conrado Yap went to the perimeter of Bajo de Masinloc purposely for a sovereign patrol but never encountered any restriction from a supposed PLA Navy 571...