Statement of President Aquino during the press conference with U.S. President Obama, April 28, 2014

Our meeting today was comprehensive, historic, and significant—embodying our shared values and aspirations. It accorded President Obama and myself the opportunity to build on the relations between our countries, and discuss our strategic vision for the future of the Philippines-United States relationship—a relationship that is modern, mature, and forward-looking, and one that allows us to surpass challenges, towards the benefit of our peoples, the entire region, and the world.