Lawmakers hit VFA termination, urge DFA to give Duterte ‘sound’ advice

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MANILA, Philippines – Two congressmen on Wednesday, January 28, criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat  to terminate the Philippines-US  Visiting Forces Agreement , calling it a “knee-jerk” reaction that endangered national security.

In a House committee on foreign relations hearing, Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel and Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez expressed …