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


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 …