The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines issued a statement on the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) previously agreed by the Philippine government In the statement, it was stated that the decision to suspend the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for another six months was welcomed.

”We welcome the Government of the Philippines’ November 11 decision to suspend termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for another six months.

The U.S.-Philippines alliance remains vital to our robust, deep-rooted bilateral relationship.  The United States will continue to partner closely with the Philippines to strengthen our mutual security ties.”

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