27 Apr '15, 11am

Report: US, Philippines agree on rotations to bases along South China Sea - Stars and Stripes

Report: US, Philippines agree on rotations to bases along South China Sea - Stars and Stripes

Related Philippines urges ASEAN to stop China in South China Sea U.S. forces would have access to at least eight bases in the Philippines — including two near a hotly contested island group claimed by China — under a new bilateral defense agreement, according to a Philippine media report. Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gregorio Catapang told Manila’s ABS-CBN News that during an October meeting, he and Pacific Command chief Adm. Samuel Locklear identified eight bases that the U.S. would send troop rotations through. The rotations would happen in accordance with the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, a bilateral document signed last year that gives the U.S. military the most access it has had since the Philippines ordered the U.S. to leave its former bases in the 1990s. U.S. access to Philippine bases, which Catapang said wasn’t necessarily limited to the eight he specifie...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/report-us-philippines...

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