Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr. Photo: AP
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr. Photo: AP

Philippines vulnerable in South China Sea without US support, foreign secretary Locsin warns

  • President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to terminate Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), which allows American forces to train in Philippines, due to diplomatic row
  • Teodoro Locsin Jnr, however, told Senate the relationship with Washington remained vital to ‘countering threats to national security’

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr. Photo: AP
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr. Photo: AP
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