Guingona Jr., Saguisag, Tañada slam pact with US

27 April 2014

MANILA, Philippines—Three of the senators who rejected the renewal of the Philippine-US bases treaty in 1991 on Saturday expressed concern over the constitutionality of the new Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation (AEDC) that is expected to be signed between the two countries during the visit of US President Barack Obama this week.

In a statement, former Vice President Teofisto Guingona Jr. and former Senators Rene Saguisag and Wigberto Tañada demanded that the agreement be scrutinized by both the Senate and the public. The statement was also signed by several lawyers and civil society members.

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One Response to Guingona Jr., Saguisag, Tañada slam pact with US

  1. April 27, 2014 at 10:35 pm
    manuel buencamino

    Might be good for them to read it before opposing it.

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