“As it has been for decades, our alliance with the Philippines is ironclad,” Carter said, addressing troops aboard the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, docked in San Diego.
Duterte on Wednesday said he would soon end joint military exercises with the United States, a symbolic blow to a military alliance dating back more than 60 years.
But senior defense officials later appeared philosophical about Duterte’s outbursts.
READ: 2016 PH-US war games will be the last – Duterte “I will serve notice to you now, that this will be the last military exercise, jointly Philippines-US, the last one,” Duterte told several hundred Vietnam-based Filipinos during a rambling address in Hanoi as he started a trip to Vietnam.
Such a move could further dampen relations with Manila’s longtime ally after the firebrand leader — who has also called for US special operations forces in the country’s south to leave — branded US President Barack Obama a “son of a whore” and extended overtures to China.
Guests will participate in a classic seated dating event, with the opportunity to meet several new people in an intimate and romantic setting!
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Tonight, we are partnering with Capital Pride Alliance for Gay Pride Week!
All lesbians, bisexual, transgender, and queer women are invited, for a night of speed dating.