LIVE: Senate hearing on PH-U.S. Visiting Forces Agreement

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MANILA, Philippines – After President Rodrigo threatened to scrap the Philippines and United States’ Visiting Forces Agreement, senators on Thursday, February 6, hold a hearing on the decades-old defense pact.

The review takes place as lawmakers ask Duterte to hold off on withdrawing from the VFA as it deliberates on the agreement’s impact, benefits, and costs. –