Duterte to Cancel Military Exercise with the US

President Rodrigo Duterte announced during his visit to Vietnam that the Philippines will not be holding any more military exercise with the United States after this year. Explaining that he does not want to antagonize China, which has opposed the annual joint exercise, Duterte said he is serving notice that the ban will stay until the end of his term in 2022. He repeated, however, an earlier pronouncement that the country will respect

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