President Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Abe lock hands on a new deal

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lock hands on a new deal, calls the Summit Meeting as the beginning of the “golden age of strategic partnership” between the Philippines and Japan during the Joint Press Statement at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on the President’s official visit to Japan on October 30, 2017.

The deal includes a pledge of ¥1 trillion (roughly PhP 456 billion) in aid to the Philippines to be coursed through in the next five years to help rebuild the war-torn city of Marawi and to fund other infrastructure projects in the Philippines.

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