Yasay Says Time Has Come to Break Away from the US

After spinning as media misinterpretation several anti-US remarks made by President Rodrigo Duterte, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay has come out with a strong statement against the Americans.  He said that “breaking away from the shackling dependency of the Philippines to effectively address both internal and external security threats has become imperative,” Yasay lambasted the US for failing to assure that it would come to the country’s defense as stipulated in a treaty and for not providing modern weapons

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