Greater U.S. access to Philippine bases hurts regional stability -China
Reuters | Shanghai | Updated: 02-02-2023 13:31 IST | Created: 02-02-2023 13:20 IST
The Philippines granting the United States greater access to military bases hurts regional stability and raises tensions, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said in a regular briefing on Thursday.
Washington would be given expanded access to four more locations under an Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) dating to 2014, statements on Thursday from the defence ministries of the Philippines and United States said.
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