I have seen all the talk about the disputes over islands in the South China Sea.Why are people worried?In 2002 China sign a agreement with Association
of Southeast-Asian Nations (ASEAN) that agreed upon conduct durning any disputes.Term 4 should set everyones mind at ease.
4. The Parties concerned undertake to resolve their territorial and jurisdictional disputes by peaceful means, without resorting to the threat or use
of force, through friendly consultations and negotiations by sovereign states directly concerned, in accordance with universally recognized principles
of international law, including the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
We all know China is a peaceful loving country,that would never go back on it,s word.They have no aim's to minerals that could not be obtained
through peaceful negotiations. ///end sarcasm
To my point how many of you have heard of this treaty?Why hasn't anyone implemented it?I do know that China now doesn't like the terms.But of course
they didn't know how much oil was there when they signed it.