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Kishida assures Philippines president-elect Marcos of Japan’s economic commitment – Metro US

Kishida assures Philippines president-elect Marcos of Japan’s economic commitment

FILE PHOTO: Japanese PM Kishida delivers a speech at the
FILE PHOTO: Japanese PM Kishida delivers a speech at the Guildhall in London

MANILA (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed resolve to continue economic cooperation with the Philippines during a telephone conversation on Friday with President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr, Japan’s embassy in Manila said.

The cooperation covers infrastructure development, including railways, and the Subic Bay development, as well as security and coast guard law enforcement, the embassy said in a statement.

(Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by Martin Petty)

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