USA commented on the supply of Russian weapons to the Philippines
WASHINGTON, 26 Oct — RIA Novosti. The US is not concerned about the supply of Russian weapons to the Philippines said Wednesday that us Secretary of defense James Mattis.
“I don’t attach very much importance. I know that a number of trucks were directed to help a country that fights terrorists. This is a sovereign decision of the Philippines,” said the American Minister reporters accompanying him on a foreign trip. The transcript of a conversation posted on its website the Pentagon.
Mattis noted that he had “an open and cordial meeting” with the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, during which they discussed military cooperation and the fight against terrorism.
On Wednesday, Russia put the Philippines party of military goods, including small arms, ammunition and military trucks. The ceremony with participation of the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu and the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte was held at the port of Manila on Board the Russian large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Panteleev”.