* Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Fridayto stay out of the South China Sea dispute.
* At a conference in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, Li told Abe that China's stance on the
South China Sea was completely in line with international law, state
news agency Xinhua reported
* "Japan is not a state directly involved in the South China Sea issue,
and thus should exercise caution in its own words and deeds, and stop
hyping up and interfering", Li said, according to Xinhua.
* "The situation of the South China Sea is the concern of the
international community. The tribunal award of 12 July is final and
legally binding on the parties to the dispute," Kawamura told reporters.
* China claims most of the South China Sea, through which more than $5
trillion of trade moves annually. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines,
Taiwan and Vietnam have disputing claims.