Japan also agreed to provide two large patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the Philippines
They agreed to strengthen cooperation to ensure a peaceful resolution of the South China Sea dispute
"We have to think how to get rid of problems which do not allow us to move forward," Putin said
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It said the exercises were meant to help improve the fleet's ability to fight far out at sea.
"It can be used for maritime security operations but it's not for combat," Philippine coastguard chief said
"This was out of respect to those who gave their lives for the country," an aid said
"Both governments are looking into the possibility of getting two more vessels."
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