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FILE - In this Aug. 14 file photo, Philippine chief government negotiator Carlos Sorreta, 3rd from left, starts meetings with US Department of State Ambassador Eric John, 5th from right, at the Department of National Defense headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. The Philippine defense chief said Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013 that disagreements between U.S. and Filipino negotiators are prolonging talks on an accord allowing an increase in American military presence in the country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 14 file photo, Philippine chief government negotiator Carlos Sorreta, 3rd from left, starts meetings with US Department of State Ambassador Eric John, 5th from right, at the Department of National Defense headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. The Philippine defense chief said Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013 that disagreements between U.S. and Filipino negotiators are prolonging talks on an accord allowing an increase in American military presence in the country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

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