USA, Canada, Japan and Philippines held two-day joint naval exercises

The USA, Canada, Japan and the Philippines conducted two-day joint naval exercises in the exclusive economic zone of Manila.

The US Pacific Fleet statement notes that the US Navy, the Royal Fleet of Canada, the Japanese Navy and the Philippines Armed Forces conducted joint naval exercises on June 16-17 in the “exclusive economic zone of the Philippines.”

exercises, characterized as “confirmation of the determination of the four countries to strengthen regional security and stability,” were carried out as part of international law and marine safety, the statement said.

emphasizes that the United States hold regular events with its allies in the Indo-Pacific region.