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US, Philippines forge new security accord for terrorism, piracy

The United States and the Philippines have forged a security arrangement covering threats such as terrorism, piracy, natural disasters and outbreaks of disease, officials said. The new accord would cover “non-traditional threats” not already taken up by the mutual defense treaty between the two countries, said US embassy spokesman Matt Lussenhop. This is a new “mechanism that the Philippines and United States can use to cooperate to address non-traditional security concerns,” Lussenhop told AFP. Full Story

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