- Written by Mario J. Mallari
- Thursday, 26 July 2012
This was according to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, who welcomed yesterday the Senate’s 17-1 vote on Tuesday for the ratification of SoVFA as a huge boost to the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) capability through trainings and other exchanges with Australian military.
“That (ratification of SoVFA) is a big boost because we got another strong ally that will help us with the security issues in the region,” said Gazmin.
“We will have clear exchanges of information, exchanges of technology in our border security, maritime border security and it could also help us in our anti-terrorism campaign,” added Gazmin..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune