8 months Duterte will not enter into any new military alliance with neither Russia or China MB
By Genalyn Kabiling Russia and China have never asked for the establishment of military bases in the Philippines in exchange of defense support for the country, President Duterte said last Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Amid the country’s closer ties with Russia and China, the President admitted that they merely sought goodwill visits of their ships to the country’s ports, but not build permanent bases. “Sabihin ko sa inyo sa mga opisyal na hanggang ngayon ni papel o pencil, walang hiningi ang Russia pati China. Ni hindi nagsabi na ‘Pwede kaming maglagay ng base diyan?’ [I ... more