President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte said his country was ready «to work with all nations in the region» speaking at the Boao Forum for Asia in Beijing on Tuesday. He talked about the amicable partnership between the Philippines and China, saying that the countries «stand together in war on criminality and illegal drug trade» and were «shoulder to shoulder in fight against terrorism and... Еще violent extremism». «Philippines and China are partners, and they are building the much needed infrastructure, which are the building blocks of bridges of greater understanding between our two peoples. We are working together strengthening the economic complimentaries,» said Duterte. Relations between the countries have been warming in recent times, despite years-long disputes over territorial claims in the South China Sea.