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PH, US end shortened, scaled back ‘Balikatan’

Philippine and US officials yesterday formally ended a scaled-back, shortened military exchange that shifted focus on disaster relief following President Duterte s statements seeking an end to the annual exercises called Balikatan. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana led closing ceremonies of the 33rd Philippine-US Balikatan exercises at Camp Aguinaldo. This year s Balikatan proved to be very beneficial and critically important to our armed forces, said Lorenzana during the ceremonies. It

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