Government Protests MCC’s Move to Withhold Aid; Duterte Warns of Treaty Abrogation

The government protested  the Millenium Challenge Corporation’s move to withhold further aid to the Philippines due to concerns on extra judicial killings. The move prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to reiterate his plan of canceling the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the US. He also threatened to abrogate the Visiting Forces Agreement, though this would need the concurrence of the Senate. Foreign Secretary…

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