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US and Philippine Defense Leaders Meet at the Pentagon


Tuesday, 2 April 2019 13:10 WIB

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Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan welcomed his Philippine counterpart at the Pentagon on Monday.

Patrick Shanahan, Acting US Secretary of Defense announced his excitement by accepting his partner Delfin Lorenzana who followed up on the visit of Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo. Shanahan also affected the strong relations between the two countries.

"There is defense cooperation, opportunities between our two countries, there are opportunities for mutual terrorism support. I look forward to very productive talks today," Shanahan said.

The Philippine Minister of National Defense, Delfin Lorenzana, conveyed the same thing and resolved the need to examine the common interest. "This needs to be done with full accountability for many years to remain aligned and responsive to the challenges we face. For this momentum, we need to examine the provisions - our provisions, to ensure our mutual interests. "

The meeting was held while the official US and Philippine forces held the Balikaten training.

Annual military exercises will be held for 7,500 American and Filipino personnel.

Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder," supports improving the coordination of the second generation, focusing on disaster management and anti-terrorism.

Source : VOA


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