Wed. Jul 24th, 2024
Deputy Secretary Campbell Chairs the U.S.-Philippines 3+3 Senior Officials’ Meeting

Deputy Secretary of State Kurt M. Campbell chaired the U.S.-Philippines 3+3 Senior Officials’ Meeting between senior U.S. officials from the Department of State, Department of Defense, and National Security Council and their counterparts from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippine Department of Defense, and Philippine National Security Council in Washington, D.C. today. The meeting follows the annual U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue on April 22-23, as well as the bilateral meeting between President Marcos and President Biden, the historic trilateral leaders’ summit with Japan on April 11, and the U.S.-Philippines 3+3 Ministerial on April 12.

The parties discussed outcomes from the recent leaders’ engagements and how both countries can continue to facilitate a free and open Indo-Pacific region. The officials discussed strengthening coordination on challenges in the South China Sea and increasing economic cooperation and resilience. The parties further decided to explore additional opportunities to strengthen global support for upholding the international law of the sea.

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originally published at Politics - JISIP NEWS