Saturday, August 24, 2013

US, Philippines vow freedom of navigation amid Asia sea rows

WASHINGTON: The United States and the Philippines have vowed to maintain freedom of navigation in a Southeast Asia increasingly beset by maritime territorial rows, the two military allies said. The military chiefs of the two countries made the pledge in the United States on Thursday as their governments held talks on expanding the American military presence in the Philippines, a joint statement said. "We share a common interest in maintaining... more »


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