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March 28, 1986

New contract demands were presented to U.S. authorities by leaders of 24,000 workers on strike at American bases in the Philippines. Both sides expressed hopes of ending the six-day-old walkout soon. Rear Adm. Edwin Kohn, commander of U.S. forces in the Philippines, said he hopes a third round of negotiations today will end the deadlock. "Perhaps Good Friday will bring a good message for both our employees and for ourselves," he said. Meanwhile, pickets continued to block entrances to Subic Bay Naval Base and Clark Air Base.

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