Philippines to back US fight vs terror ‘if efforts coincide’

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Breaking news – Manila (NEWZ247) The Philippine defense chief has responded guardedly to President Donald Trump’s approach on battling fear mongering as articulated in his first State of the Union address and says Manila will loan its help at whatever point the endeavors of the two countries harmonize.

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana revealed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that it didn’t generally make a difference that Trump neglected to specify U.S. strategy on the South China Sea debate including China, the Philippines and four different governments, saying “that is his call.”

Lorenzana says: “If our endeavors against terrorists coincide, well and great, we coordinate. Be that as it may, as a general rule every nation will address its own particular security issues by any lawful means available to its.”

The U.S. conveyed surveillance air ship to enable Philippine powers to control an Islamic State group-linked attack a year ago.

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