DFA and Senate officials, met on foreign policy issue

Department of Foreign Affairs


Senate leaders and Foreign Affairs Sec. Teodoro Locsin Jr. to discuss the country’s foreign policy, on various issues.

The DFA-Senate meeting came a day after the European Parliament threatened to revoke tariff incentives for the Philippines over the issue of alleged human rights violations and alleged suppression of press freedom.

The conversation allegedly became an executive session and was done through a private online meeting.

According to Senate committee on foreign relations chairman Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, the meeting lasted only three hours.

But it did not elaborate on the course of the conversation and what would happen next.

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