US signs 10-year deal to increase military presence in Philippines
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US signs 10-year deal to increase military presence in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The US has signed a 10-year deal with Manila that will give it a larger military presence in Philippines

It will give U.S. troops temporary access to local military camps where they can preposition fighter jets and warships.

The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement was signed on Monday in Quezon city, shortly before the arrival of President Barack Obama in the last leg of his four-country Asian trip.