Philippines says U.S. war games to go ahead in 2017, later plans to be reviewed

Philippines says U.S. war games to go ahead in 2017, later plans to be reviewed
 

The Philippines will go ahead with joint military exercises in 2017 with treaty ally the United States but the holding of war games from 2018 onwards would be reviewed, the country's foreign minister said on Thursday.
Speaking in Hanoi following President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement late on Wednesday that joint exercises starting next week would be the last between them, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said the 2017 drills were agreed by the previous administration and anything beyond then would be reassessed.
He said the Philippines did not want a military ally and wished to be friends... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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