Skip to comments.Philippines won't allow entry of nuke-carrying US assets
Posted on 08/15/2013 8:15:00 PM PDT by TexGrill
MANILA, Philippines - The government will assert its authority over the facilities of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and will deny access to United States (US) assets carrying nuclear weapons.
The assurance was made Thursday by the Philippine panel negotiating with the US on the increased rotational presence of American forces in the country.
Panel member Defense Undersecretary Pio Batino said the framework agreement on the increased rotational presence would provide an opportunity to insist on clearer safeguards for national concerns.
There should be full control of Philippine authority over AFP-owned facilities. We will insist that there will be no areas exclusive to the US troops, Batino said in a press briefing.
Batino was responding to queries about the supposed gaps in the implementation of previous defense agreements with the US.
Sources said there have been instances wherein even AFP generals were not allowed to enter the US Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) headquarters in Zamboanga City.
Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Even journalists based in the province reportedly experienced similar restrictions a few years ago.
Sources said journalists covering a congressional probe on the alleged permanent presence of US troops in the area had been barred from taking video footages of the headquarters. The media men reportedly complained about the incident, prompting the JSOTF-P leadership to apologize.
Sources previously claimed that the US troops operate a powerful communication equipment in Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City.
Meanwhile, the Philippine panel said the US assets carrying nuclear weapons would not be allowed to enter the country.
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Wonder how they feel about vessels carrying Chinese conventional weapons?
“Wonder how they feel about vessels carrying Chinese conventional weapons?”
There is not much that they can do about it.
The monkeys have no tails in Zamboanga, they were bitten off by whales....
Why even ask? If not for the US, where would they be?
Where is the “Wink. Wink.” tag in the title?
That makes the Philippines a perfect match for Bathouse Barry’s Rainbow Warriors.
Perhaps it’s true. Obummer is too busy sending his nuke stockpiles to the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaeda Syrian rebels to worry about the Philippines.
Their fear of the PRC is deep.
We should hold firm on nukes, and later insist on free bar girls and drinks in the boom-booom room.
Let them begin their Mandarin lessons —they will soon See It Our Way.
Let them defend themselves....we have more appreciative friends to defend.
“Let them defend themselves....we have more appreciative friends to defend”
Yes, the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaeda. They appreciate receiving glowing support from Barry Obummer, Juan McCain and Linda Graham.
Uh..sure...they can just write another law.....
Sad and outrageous but true.
I think, in reality, the entire Pacific rim is beholden
to the ChiComs.
Obama will be shipping his new tanks to the Philippines. They’re called ‘Sparkle Tanks’ and they shoot glitter bombs at homophobes. They’ll be aiming their big guns at Catholic Churches in the country.
How long will it be before Obummer replaces the American flag with the rainbow flag? Or will he wait for Hildabeast to do it when she gets into the White House?
Obummer will make a law that makes displaying the American flag a hate crime.
Holder is probably drafting that law right now as we speak.
Give’m back to Spain for a few years; that knock the cockiness out of them.
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