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Duterte Unaware that Defense Officials Sought US Assistance in Fight Against Terrorism

Defense and military officials confirmed that they have sought US assistance in the fight against terrorism. Weapons and equipment were earlier turned over by the US embassy, while US spy planes have been spotted over the combat area in Marawi. President Rodrigo Duterte, however, said he was not aware of the move made by the defense establishment that run contrary to his earlier pronouncements against the Americans… Continue reading

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