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South China Sea

US vows to defend Philippines, including in South China Sea

Blinken tells counterpart Locsin that Washington rejects China's maritime claims

An expeditionary fast transport ship, littoral combat ship and helicopter of the U.S. Navy participate in an exercise in the South China Sea in October 2019. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

NEW YORK -- The U.S. is committed to the defense of the Philippines, new Secretary of State Antony Blinken told counterpart Teodoro Locsin Jr. in a phone call Wednesday.

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