Recall of VFA abrogation won’t affect senators’ petition at SC — Drilon

MANILA, Philippines --- The "sudden" move of the Philippine government to suspend the abrogation of a 20-year military accord with the United States will not affect a petition filed by senators asking the Supreme Court to affirm the chamber's role in treaty termination, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in a letter dated June 1, informed the US Embassy in Manila that the Philippine government would suspend, for at least six months, the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). "This turnaround does not affect the case that we filed before the Supreme Court. The petition we filed is for declaratory relief and mandamus whe...Keep on reading: Recall of VFA abrogation won’t affect senators’ petition at SC — Drilon

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