Philippines – U.S. Joint Defense Statement Secretary of National Defense, Delfin N. Lorenzana and Secretary of Defense, Mark T. Esper

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper and Philippine Secretary of National Defense Delfin N. Lorenzana met in Manila, Philippines on November 19, 2019, to discuss a broad range of shared security interests and priorities. 
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Statement by U.S. Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby on the Decision in the Philippines-China Arbitration

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC July 12, 2016   The decision today by the Tribunal in the Philippines-China arbitration is an important contribution to the shared goal of a peaceful resolution to disputes in the South China Sea. We are still studying the decision and ...
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