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Locsin, Pompeo discuss Mutual Defense Treaty

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Posted at Mar 01 2019 06:26 PM

Locsin, Pompeo discuss Mutual Defense Treaty

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (right) and Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr speak after a news conference at the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Home Office in Manila on Friday. Pompeo expressed the US government's commitment under the Mutual Defense Treaty, citing China’s recent construction of military facilities in the West Philippines Sea.