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Manila, Washington expand security cooperation

Washington and Manila expanded their security ties on Wednesday to cover non-traditional military threats such as piracy, terrorism, disasters and diseases, the Philippine foreign ministry said. Gilbert Asuque, the foreign ministry spokesman, said the two long-time security allies formalized on Wednesday the creation of a “security engagement board” (SEB) to deal with threats beyond the scope of a 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty. Full Story

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