Blinken says US-Philippines relations in ‘hyperdrive’ — Manila press pool

March 20, 2024 - 8:17 AM
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Philippine President Ferdinand ’Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meet at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines, March 19, 2024. (Francis Malasig/Pool via Reuters)

 U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Tuesday their countries’ relationship is in “hyperdrive,” according to a Manila press pool report.

Blinken met with Marcos at the presidential palace.

— Reporting by Mikhail Flores; Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor