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Philippines Cancelled Helicopter Order

Philippines Cancelled Helicopter Order February 12, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday ordered the cancellation of a $233-million agreement to purchase 16 Bell 412EPI helicopters with Canada. 

The Philippines and Canada formally signed the helicopter deal on 6 February. However, the Canadian government had raised concerns over Philippine's acquisition on the ground of possible human rights violations. In response, Duterte ordered the cancellation of the agreement and said they will look for another supplier. 

Philippines Cancelled Helicopter Order

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