Philippines says stands with U.S. on freedom of navigation at sea


  • World
  • Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after meeting with the Philippines President Benigno Aquino alongside the APEC summit in Manila, Philippines, November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Benigno Aquino said on Wednesday that he agreed with U.S. President Barack that laws on the freedom of navigation at sea should be upheld, a reference to the dispute with China over claims to the South China Sea.

He was speaking to reporters after a meeting with Obama on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit in Manila.

(Reporting by Matt Spetalnick)


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