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(UPDATED) Russian artillery chief Mikhail Matveevsky says the 9M729 missile's maximum range is 480 kilometers. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty bans missiles with a range above 500 kilometers.
A veritable Pandora’s box of nasty surprises would be opened once the Philippines pushes for renegotiations. Is that what the majority of Filipinos want?
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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the objective of the review of the treaty is to either 'maintain it, strengthen it, or scrap it'
Russia has already made clear its displeasure at NATO's Trident Juncture exercises, the largest by the alliance since the end of the Cold War
After a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, a statement by the transatlantic alliance says they 'urge Russia... to ensure full compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty without delay'
A century after the "war to end all wars," the world lives with the consequences of a peace accord that, even at the time, was criticized as making another war inevitable in Europe
John Bolton discusses the fate of the treaty with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and spends 'nearly 5 hours' in talks with Russian Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev
Here's a summary of key treaties signed by the US and Russia aimed at reducing nuclear weapons
Russian senator Alexei Pushkov says the move is 'the second powerful blow against the whole system of strategic stability in the world' with the first being Washington's 2001 withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty
Shinzo Abe will visit from October 25 to 27 and mark the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the two nations
NATO's Trident Juncture 18 exercise will bring 45,000 alliance troops, equipped with 150 aircraft, 70 vessels and around 10,000 land vehicles across northern Europe
Efforts at the sub-national level by states, cities, and businesses to shrink the country's carbon footprint will not fully compensate for Trump's decision to scrap his predecessor's climate policies and promote the use of fossil fuels
The Philippines and Israel share a deep history as allied countries, beginning as early as the 1930s
Since last year, 330 US Marines have been deployed on rotation at Vaernes in the center of Norway, despite loud protests from Russia
In addition to Colombia, NATO lists Afghanistan, Australia, Iraq, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mongolia, New Zealand and Pakistan as 'global partners'
The Philippines says the 'deliberate and nuanced diplomacy by the Duterte administration' has 'lowered tensions' in the South China Sea
How will President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China change the long-standing alliance between the Philippine and US militaries? It's an important geopolitical issue that impacts the security landscape.
(3rd UPDATE) The annual war games between the two treaty allies continue on its second year under President Rodrigo Duterte
'US Forces Korea (USFK) is a matter of the South Korea-US alliance. It has nothing to do with signing a peace treaty,' says South Korean President Moon Jae-in
It's the second Balikatan under President Rodrigo Duterte, who at the start of his term threatened to end the military exercises. Ties between the Philippines and US have since improved.
'All EDCA facilities are under complete control of the Philippines. They are all [inside] Philippine bases,' says US Ambassador Sung Kim
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says Senate concurrence in treaty withdrawals is in the 1987 Constitution 'by implication,' but Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III disagrees
Then senator Alan Peter Cayetano agreed to the committee report and the final Senate concurrence with the ratification of the Rome Statute that created the International Criminal Court
In February 2017, neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao blocked the resolution that would have created the Senate's legal position that its concurrence is needed in all treaty withdrawals
'This is really a strong partnership. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship for both countries,' says US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim after turning over 6 ScanEagle reconnaissance drones to the Philippine Air Force
'This treaty is very important to protect our people from cybercrime especially since the country is the number one haven for those committing child pornography,' says Senate foreign relations chair Loren Legarda
The Senate also concurs in the ratification of the agreement establishing the ASEAN+3 (Japan, South Korea, China) Macroeconomic Research Office or AMRO
'We wish to continue working closely with the Philippine military,' says Lieutenant Commander Tim Hawkins, USS Carl Vinson public affairs officer
The chamber's approval comes despite President Rodrigo Duterte's criticism against the European Union for its opposition to his policies
"The US is deploying them at their military bases in Romania and Poland, that is near our western borders, which goes against the 1987 INF Treaty banning the deployment of such systems on the ground," Ryabkov said in a statement.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the actions of the individual in question 'do not reflect the views of NATO'
'We saw with the recent campaign in the Philippines in Mindanao and Marawi how important it is to work together,' says US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster
'Do not and never despair, because this could only be a time of testing. Believe me, in God's own season, justice will ultimately triumph,' statesman Lorenzo Tañada said when Ninoy Aquino was in jail
'The world will only be safe if we eliminate all weapons of mass destruction,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, who signed on behalf of the Philippines
The treaty is adopted by 122 countries at the United Nations in July following negotiations led by Austria, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and New Zealand
NATO says the treaty 'disregards the realities of the increasingly challenging international security environment' in the face of growing threats, particularly from Pyongyang, which recently carried out its sixth nuclear test
The United States deployed the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS to Mindanao the US embassy says in a statement
The Mutual Defense Treaty between the Philippines and the US may not apply according to AFP chief General Eduardo Año
Zaman dahulu Maluku merupakan penghasil rempah rempah terbesar seperti pala dan cengkih yang paling dicari oleh negara negara di Eropa
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3rd UPDATE Nuclear armed states dismiss the ban as unrealistic arguing it will have no impact on reducing the global stockpile of 15 000 atomic weapons
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The President before thanking the United States for aid in Marawi City says he can t ignore the rapport between Filipino and American soldiers
Trump makes the statement after failing to endorse Article 5 in a speech at last month s NATO summit in Brussels
Twenty three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they re supposed to be paying for their defense says US President Donald Trump
UPDATED The annual activity adjusts to President Rodrigo Duterte s orders: Balikatan 2017 exercises will not focus on external defense or maritime security
It never makes good sense to flaunt our violation of international law After all when rapacious neighbors dig into our pie and leave not even the crust to us we seek relief by invoking our rights under international law
This is a turnaround of the US President s earlier pronouncement hailing Britain s decision to leave the European Union
The Philippines is currently a signatory to 41 tax treaties that address double taxation situations