Philippines, Japan agree to start talks on visiting forces deal


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This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Japan have agreed to start negotiations on a bilateral defense deal that would allow both nations to deploy troops to each other’s countries and pave the way to joint drills, among other defense cooperations. The official go signal was announced during Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s official visit to Manila on Friday, November 3. “I also would like to recall our commitment to work on a framework for our status of visiting forces or the proposed Reciprocal...