Full text: Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA)

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Protests greeted President Obama in Manila. (Photo from Pinoy Weekly)

In an apparent offering to visiting President Barack Obama, the Philippines and the U.S. signed the new Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement on April 28, 2014 at Malacanan Palace, within an hour from the U.S. chief executive’s arrival in Manila.

Here is the full text of EDCA:

Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

Members of Congress, led by Bayan Muna Representative Neri Javier Colmenares, have vowed to question the constitutionality of EDCA, aside from its violations of international law.

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