Balita Ngayon – President Rodrigo Duterte beleives that PH and Japan is “closer than a brothers” in their joint statement.
“Japan’s official development assistance in philippines is second to none”.
Pres.Duterte described his trip as a ‘Defining moment in solid and strategic partnership between this two countries”. he had nothing but only kind words to japan prime minister Shinzo Abe.
He also added that various aspects of the agreement including respecting for the rule of law, respect for basic human rights and free and open economy.
The two leaders also had a discussion on cooperation to keep regional peace,stability and prosperity in the region and the importance of rules-baced approach to the peaceful settlement of our maritime disputes.
Duterte thanked japan for providing high speed boats and other equipment to improve the services of the philippines’ anti terrorism actions and the move of a TC-90s training aircraft.
Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe accepted the offer of pres. duterte as he visit to the philippines at his convinient time,according to the department of foreign affairs.