Philippines says it will end U.S. Security Agreement | NPR – SOFX
President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that the Philippines will terminate a security agreement with the U.S. The Visiting Forces Agreement will be scrapped, with Duterte claiming his country needs to build up their own defenses. Between 2016 and 2019, $550 million in military assistance was provided by the U.S. to the Philippines. They’ve conducted joint ...
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