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Philippines Working to Intensify Military Cooperation With Russia

Sputnik News

13:27 05.12.2016

Establishing a military alliance is not on the Manila-Moscow agenda, according to Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Philippines is working toward boosting its military cooperation with Russia, but creation of military alliances is not being discussed, Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr. said Monday.

"The Philippines is working towards intensifying military cooperation with Russia, but the question of military alliances is not under discussion," Yasay, Jr. said in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

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