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Duterte mulls severing diplomatic ties with Iceland – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte salutes the reception party upon his arrival at the Jolo Airport before heading to Camp Bud Datu in Indanan, Sulu on July 15 ...

by: MDM

Malacañang on Tuesday, July 16, said President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering severing ties with Iceland" following its spearheading of a resolution that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should probe the Philippiens for alleged human rights abuses under the the campaign against illegal drugs. ...

Malacañang on Tuesday, July 16, said President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering severing ties with Iceland" following its spearheading of a resolution that the United Nati ...

Malacañang on Tuesday, July 16, said President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering severing ties with Iceland" following its spearheading of a resolution that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should probe the Philippiens for alleged human rights abuses under the the campaign against illegal drugs. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo relayed this development to Palace reporters in a Palace briefing, saying the resolution initiated by Iceland is " ...

Malacañang on Tuesday, July 16, said President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering severing ties with Iceland" following its spearheading of a resolution that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should probe the Philippiens for alleged human rights abuses under the the campaign against illegal drugs. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo relayed this development to Palace reporters in a Palace briefing, saying the resolution initiated by Iceland is "biased." “He mentioned last night that he is seriously considering cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland. There are only about 2,000 Filipinos there and as far as we know, there are no trade relations between these two countries, except fish,” Panelo said.  “That’s why I described it, the resolution, as being grotesquely one-sided, outrageously narrow, and maliciously partisan simply because i ...

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President Rodrigo Duterte salutes the reception party upon his arrival at the Jolo Airport before heading to Camp Bud Datu in Indanan, Sulu on July 15...
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After snagging President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement as House Speaker in a term-sharing deal with other contenders, Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano said Congress will “not was time” in reviewing the Constitution. “Trabaho namin ang magreview, mag-amend, at magpropose ng bagong batas (It is our task to review, amend, and propose new laws),” Cayetano said in a Facebook video taken in Malacañang on Monday just after he had a talk with President Duterte along with Marinduque Rep ...

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