Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pictured in January. Photo: EPA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pictured in January. Photo: EPA
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pictured in January. Photo: EPA

Philippines gives formal notice to scrap US troop agreement

  • The agreement, signed in 1998, gives legal status to thousands of US troops rotated in the country for humanitarian assistance and military exercises
  • It is the first time Duterte has scrapped an agreement with the US, having throughout his more than three years in office denounced Washington

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pictured in January. Photo: EPA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pictured in January. Photo: EPA
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pictured in January. Photo: EPA
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