VIDEO: Protests greet Obama-Aquino meeting in Manila
04/28/2014 1 min ReadAsia Pacific, News
By KODAO Philippines
As US President Barack Obama arrives in Manila and meets with Pres. Aquino in a state visit, the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) leads thousands in protest actions. They decry the US pivot to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and the signing of an Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the Philippines, an executive agreement allowing more U.S. military access and operations in the country.
Watch video on youtube: http://youtu.be/ekqw3pQPmOs
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