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Philippines says finalizing deal to observe Russian military drills

Philippines says finalizing deal to observe Russian military drills

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by January 10, 2017 Pacific News, Regional News

 

 

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines is finalizing a security deal with Russia allowing the two countries’ leaders to exchange visits and observe military drills, a minister said on Monday, at the same time assuring the United States that ties with Moscow will not affect its alliance with its traditional ally.

Two Russian warships made port calls in Manila last week with President Rodrigo Duterte touring an anti-submarine vessel, saying he hoped Moscow would become his country’s ally and protector. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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