Philippines to Host U.S. War Games After Duterte Softens Stance

  • Joint exercise set for next month in Luzon, U.S. embassy says
  • Training will aid ‘stability in the region,’ commander says

The Philippines and the U.S. have scheduled military drills next month in the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. embassy in Manila said, days after President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledged that his country did need American troops in the South China Sea.

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