US seeks strong ties with PH as ‘equal sovereign partner,’ Pentagon chief tells Duterte

The Philippines and United States have agreed to bolster cooperation in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, illegal drugs and other transnational crimes, and promoting trade and investments. President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III with a fist bump during his courtesy call in MalacaƱang on July 29, … Continue reading US seeks strong ties with PH as ‘equal sovereign partner,’ Pentagon chief tells Duterte