4 months Duterte assures Xi that nuclear weapons are not allowed in PH territory – Panelo MB
By Genalyn Kabiling  The Philippines has assured China that it would not allow the presence of nuclear weapons in the country, including the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) President Duterte made the statement to Chinese President Xi Jinping to dispel any speculation the country was supposedly allowing the storage of nuclear weapons in the territory, according to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo. The President was tackling “irritants” in the West Philippine Sea when he mentioned the nuclear arms issue and the United States during his recent meeting with Xi in Beijing, Panelo said. “I remember ... more