Coronavirus: US cancels war games with Philippines due to outbreak squib

The US military has cancelled large-scale exercises involving thousands of troops in the Philippines in May due to the coronavirus pandemic.“In light of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding Covid-19 pandemic and in the best interest of the health and safety of both countries’ forces, it is prudent to cancel Balikatan 2020,” US Indo-Pacific Command chief Admiral Phil Davidson said.The war games, set to be held in the Philippines on May 4-15 according to the US military statement, usually…
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