Trump 'fine' with end of Philippines military pact

Asia Pacific / Politics Feb 13, 2020

Trump 'fine' with end of Philippines military pact

U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed concerns Wednesday about the Philippines canceling a major military accord, saying the decision would save Americans money. The 1998 Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) created a legal framework for the presence of U.S. troops in the Philippines and for organizing joint ...