Two Osprey aircraft are seen during US-Philippines war games in Zambales province in the Philippines in April 2019. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump says Philippines scrapping military pact will save US ‘a lot of money’

  • Duterte’s move to end Visiting Forces Agreement could complicate US military interests in broader Asia-Pacific region as China’s ambitions rise
  • The deal is important to the overall US-Philippines alliance and sets out rules for US soldiers operating in the Philippines
Topic |   The Philippines

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Two Osprey aircraft are seen during US-Philippines war games in Zambales province in the Philippines in April 2019. Photo: Reuters
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