Secretary Clinton Travels to the Philippines

Bureau of Public Affairs
November 16, 2011

Secretary Clinton traveled to Manila, Philippines on November 15 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty. Her visit there underscores the Administration’s ongoing broader efforts to reaffirm and broaden our alliances. In addition to meetings with Philippine officials on November 16, Secretary Clinton also participated in a signing ceremony to launch the implementation phase of the Partnership for Growth with the Philippines.