PH officials soften stance on Reed Bank incident


Posted at Jun 19 2019 10:35 PM

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After President Rodrigo Duterte labelled the allision at Reed Bank a "minor" maritime incident, what followed was a noticeable softening of the Philippine government's stance. Senior officials are also defending the president against accusations he has chosen to appease Beijing rather than side with the aggrieved Filipino fishermen. - The World Tonight, ANC, June 19, 2019