PHL defense chief tours Chinese coast guard patrol ship

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana toured around the 102-meter Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) patrol vessel, CCG Vessel 5204 today, January 15, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

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Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian accompanied Secretary Lorenzana.

After the tour, Admiral Joel Garcia brought Secretary Delfin Lorenzana at the National Coast Watch Center (NCWC) where they discussed about the anti-piracy and anti-terrorism efforts of the PCG in the ZamBaSulTa region (Zamboanga Peninsula Region, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi), PCG said.