President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met US State Department Secretary Antony Blinken early Saturday morning.
Blinken paid a courtesy call on President Marcos in Malacañang Palace.
“President @bongbongmarcos and @SecBlinken highlighted achievements of the thriving U.S.-Philippines relationship and discussed ways to address common challenges. I am thrilled to do my part to ensure our strong and productive ties,” US Ambassador to Manila MaryKay Carlson tweeted.
Blinken arrived in Manila Friday night from Cambodia after attending series of meetings with foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and other regional partners.