Yasay: Philippines not breaking ties with US

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay is holding a press conference on Tuesday morning.

He is explaining President Rodrigo Duterte’s earlier pronouncement that he is about to ‘cross the rubicon’ with the United States.

Yasay says, the statement does not mean the Philippine government is breaking its friendhip and commitments to the US.

He notes, President Duterte only wants to emphasize his administration’s independent foreign policy.


Topics: Duterte , DFA , Perfecto Yasay , United States , Diplomacy , Foreign Policy
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