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Defense pact up in senior RP military, civilian officials meet with US top general By Mario J. Mallari 06/04/2012

Monday, June 4, 2012

Defense pact up in senior RP military, civilian officials meet with US top general

By Mario J. Mallari 06/04/2012

Amid warning from China against United States’ planned shift of naval power in the Pacific by 2020, US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martine Dempsey will meet with top Philippine military and civilian officials today as part of his two-day stop in Manila.

In a statement released yesterday, the US Embassy said Dempsey will be in Manila June 3-4 to meet with top civilian and military officials in the country after attending the recently-concluded Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.

“General Dempsey’s travel includes a stop in the Republic of the Philippines to meet with senior military and civilian leadership,” the US Embassy said..... MORE

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