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× Law experts assert Senate role in treaty withdrawal after ‘illegal’ scrapping of VFA

MANILA, Philippine --- At least two law experts insisted on the role of the Senate in treaty withdrawal with one saying that the unilateral termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) by the President was "illegal" and a "rude affront" to the authority of the upper chamber.


During Thursday's hearing of the Senate foreign relations committee that tackled whether or not Senate concurrence…