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Duterte Says Three U.S. Officials Seeking Talks On Philippines' Defense Procurement

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Published on August 23, 2018 - Duration: 00:36s

Duterte Says Three U.S. Officials Seeking Talks On Philippines' Defense Procurement

According to Reuters, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said three members of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet had sought a dialogue about Manila’s procurement plans for defense equipment.

Duterte said he had received a letter signed by US officials reaffirming Washington’s “strongest support” for the Philippines’ effort to modernize its military.

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Duterte Says Three U.S. Officials Seeking Talks On Philippines' Defense Procurement

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