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US, Philippine Special Forces to Hold Joint War Drills | ABC News

US, Philippine Special Forces to Hold Joint War Drills | ABC News

.S. and Philippine special forces will begin annual combat exercises on Wednesday in a sign such joint drills are continuing despite vocal opposition by the Philippine president.

The U.S. military says that so far there’s been no reduction in cooperation with the Philippines, a longstanding U.S. ally, despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s threats to do so and his expressed desire to expand security ties with China and Russia.

Source: US, Philippine Special Forces to Hold Joint War Drills – ABC News