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President Corazon Aquino said she plans to ask Filipino voters to decide whether U.S. bases should remain in the Philippines after 1991, when the present lease agreement expires. The Philippine News Agency said she told Japanese journalists in an interview that she will call a referendum on the issue after negotiating the renewal of a treaty with the United States. In Washington, Reagan Administration officials reiterated that the United States expects to have continued access to Subic Bay Naval Base and Clark Air Base, the largest U.S. military bases outside the United States, after 1991.


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