Yasay Clarifies that Philippines Will Not Veer Away from US

President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement of a pivot towards Russia and China has forced Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay to go on clarification mode once again. Yasay said that Duterte simply wants amity with all nations, even as he reaffirmed the country’s treaties and agreements with the US. He added that the Philippines would not veer away from the US in favor of China…

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