DND supports suspension of VFA abrogation

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Published June 3, 2020, 3:21 PM

By Martin Sadongdong

The Department of National Defense (DND) on Wednesday, June 3, said it supports the decision of President Duterte to suspend the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, which would have taken effect in August of this year.

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco / MANILA BULLETIN)

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the DND would be “ready” to continue working closely with their US defense and military counterparts “to find solutions to common concerns such as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

“In times of crises and global uncertainty, it is our belief that nations are only made stronger if we work together and focus our efforts on tackling the various challenges that confront

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