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Noy visit all about returning US bases in RP By Fernan J. Angeles 06/09/2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Noy visit all about returning US bases in RP

By Fernan J. Angeles 06/09/2012

President Aquino appears to have flown to the United States with just one thing in mind — get the United States in a confrontational status with China.

In an update sent by selected Palace reporters covering Aquino’s working visit to Washington D.C., Aquino’s meeting with US President Barack Obama would largely be tackling “strengthened defense cooperation,” an agenda that is expected to draw an irate reaction from China which had issued a warning to the Philippines against getting another country involved in a conflict that should be confined among the Asean countries’ claimants.

In Malacañang, deputy presidential spokesman Abigail Valte issued a statement which still projects the Aquino-Obama meeting as delving on good governance, economy and a touch of what she described as “credible defense posture.”.... MORE

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