Blinken in the Philippines: Meeting comes as US-China tensions grow

by News Update

Philippine foreign minister Enrique Manarlo has told the US Secretary of State, his region cannot afford an escalation of tensions.
Antony Blinken is in Manila and has met President Ferdinand Marcos Junior.
Marcos described US-Philippines ties as a ‘special relationship’.
Al Jazeera’s @Barnaby Lo has more from Manila, Philippines.

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11 comments

RoBo MAc August 6, 2022 - 8:38 PM

Warcriminal

Lynlyn Baguio August 6, 2022 - 8:48 PM

Huwag sanang payagan ang US na msgkaroon ng US base habang may nspipinyong away sa taiwan…..nxkakatakot

Gerald Melgazo August 6, 2022 - 8:48 PM

The war addict searching another war in Western Pacific region.

HPascua August 6, 2022 - 8:52 PM

Thank you US for supporting Philippines 🇵🇭. God bless the United States of America!

markie August 6, 2022 - 9:02 PM

Marcos Magnanakaw!!!!

niyi ogunro August 6, 2022 - 9:03 PM

The United States always looking for a fight far from their own borders lol

markie August 6, 2022 - 9:04 PM

Marcos go to USA please. 🥺🙏

DANILO A. ARCON August 6, 2022 - 9:04 PM

Dont push us to debacles, look back to Afghanistan what you have done?

game master August 6, 2022 - 9:08 PM

Us pull the world into the world ward 3.

Alan Furlong August 6, 2022 - 9:11 PM

Blinken on another paranoid war mongering bully every nation that have to endure this bore!

Joshua Foong August 6, 2022 - 9:17 PM

You can't trust the US. They can't even take care of their own backyards. If you chose to rest on them, best of luck.