MANILA, Philippines — The Mutual Protection Treaty between the US and the Philippines is “inutile” and must be reexamined, former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque stated in a video uploaded on Tuesday on the YouTube channel of the Built-in Growth Research Institute (IDSI).
“I feel the Mutual Protection Treaty — as a result of the circumstances by which we adopted the Mutual Protection Treaty are not in existence — also needs to be reexamined on this regard. Now, having stated that, the Mutual Protection Treaty has additionally confirmed to be inutile as a result of twice we’ve got misplaced islands, and the US didn’t come to our rescue,” Roque stated.
“We misplaced Mischief Reef. We misplaced …
Carry on studying: MDT is ‘inutile’: No US assist when PH islands occupied – Roque