British Foreign Secretary arrives in the Philippines

January 7, 2016 3:40 PM

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London, Jan. 7 (BNA): British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond arrived in the Philippines capital Manilla today as part of a tour of East Asia which includes China and Japan.

According to a statement by the British Foreign Office, Hammond will meet the Philippines President Benigno Aquino to discuss strategic bilateral relations and ways of bolstering them as well as regional and international threats to security and stability and the international efforts to combat terrorism.

The British Foreign Secretary will also meet his Philippine counterpart Albert Ferreros del Rosario to discuss boosting bilateral coordination regarding foreign and security policies.


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