US, PH officials discuss Chinese activities at Julian Felipe Reef

US, Philippines officials discuss Chinese activities in South China Sea

Chinese vessels, believed to be manned by Chinese maritime militia personnel, are seen at Juan Felipe Reef/Whitsun Reef, South China Sea, on March 27, 2021. Picture taken on March 27, 2021. Philippine Coast Guard/National Task Force-West Philippine Sea/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

WASHINGTON White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, in a call with Philippines national security adviser Hermogenes Esperon on Wednesday, discussed their shared concerns over Chinese activities at Julian Felipe (Whitsun) Reef in the South China Sea, the White House said.