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Embassy Statement Regarding the Visiting Forces Agreement
June 2, 2020

Manila, June 2, 2020 — On June 1, the Government of the Philippines notified the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines of its decision to suspend termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement.

The United States welcomes the Philippine government’s decision.  Our long-standing alliance has benefited both countries, and we look forward to continued close security and defense cooperation with the Philippines.