Blinken in the Philippines: Meeting comes as US-China tensions grow
Al Jazeera, 06 Aug 2022
Philippine foreign minister Enrique Manarlo has told the US Secretary of State, his region cannot afford an escalation of tensions.
Antony Blinken is in Manila and has met President Ferdinand Marcos Junior.
Marcos described US-Philippines ties as a 'special relationship'.
Al Jazeera's @Barnaby Lo has more from Manila, Philippines.
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