Sailors preapre FA-18 Hornet fighter jets for take off during a routine training aboard the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea on April 10. The carrier was on its way to the Philippines at the time. Photo: AFP

US will be ‘good ally’ to Philippines if China invades, defence official promises

Randall Schriver, assistant secretary of defence for Asian and Pacific security affairs, gave the vow when asked about the countries’ mutual defence treaty

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Sailors preapre FA-18 Hornet fighter jets for take off during a routine training aboard the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea on April 10. The carrier was on its way to the Philippines at the time. Photo: AFP
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