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PIA Press Release
2008/11/18

RP-US alliance to continue - PGMA

ICC Iligan City (18 November) -- President-elect Barack Obama of the United States of America has signified his intention to continue the depth and breadth of ties between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines during his presidency.

This was stressed by Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during her recent homage to the Macapagal-Macaraeg Ancestral House in Buruun, Iligan City, who said that Obama sent her a letter acknowledging and noting the ties between our two countries.

She said Obama recognizes the Arroyo administration's leadership and strength on confronting terrorism in the Philippines and reaffirmed the US commitment to support efforts of the country in defeating terror in all its forms.

Hence, she is confident that our relation with the US will continue, adding that the two states should work together and that the Philippines will remain a strong alliance of US as she noted with satisfaction their alliance to continue playing their vital roles in ensuring mutual security.

She also said she had the opportunity to talk with Obama in which both leaders noted the ties between the two countries rooted in shared history, shared values and a common interest in global peace and prosperity.

Meanwhile, Pres. Arroyo said that they were able to discuss other issues that both states should share a common interest such as climate change, food security, poverty reduction, future of Asia and human rights, among others.

"The two states signed a Mutual Defense Treaty over 50 years ago. This step allows the two countries to work together on military research and development and give the Philippines greater access to American defense equipment and supplies", the President also said. (EOR/PIA-10) [top]

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