Duterte says upcoming Philippine-U.S. war games will be last

Duterte says upcoming Philippine-U.S. war games will be last
 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that an upcoming military joint exercise with the United States would be the last between the two allies, but pledged to honour their longstanding security treaty.
The firebrand leader has strained ties with Washington in recent weeks, calling for the pullout of U.S. special forces stationed in the Philippines' restive south that he said were complicating counter-insurgency operations.
"I am serving notice now to the Americans, this will be the last military exercise," Duterte told a gather of the Filipino community in Hanoi,... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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