Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan welcomes visiting Philippines Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana to Washington. Photo: AP

Philippine defence minister Delfin Lorenzana protests over South China Sea ‘encroachment’

  • Manila says it has filed a diplomatic complaint over the recent build up of Chinese vessels in the disputed Spratly Islands
  • Philippine defence minister uses meeting with US counterpart Patrick Shanahan to express ‘concern’ about the fleet’s activities
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Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan welcomes visiting Philippines Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana to Washington. Photo: AP
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