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Sotto echoes Locsin view on Philippine ties: If he says we stay, we stay

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 10:34 AM July 16, 2019
Sotto echoes Locsin view on Philippine ties: If he says we stay, we stay

Senate President Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER.net file photo / CATHY MIRANDA

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III echoed Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.’s stand that the Philippines will not cut ties with any country nor with the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

“If he says we stay, we stay!” Sotto said in a tweet, tagging Locsin.

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In reply, Locsin thanked Sotto, adding that he was “the only one” who had his back as far as he can remember.

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“I go through life with just one friend. Okay, I’m not exactly a people person but neither am I cold and unfriendly, di ba?” Locsin said on Twitter.

The Senate President previously raised the possibility of the Philippines withdrawing as a member of the United Nations.

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READ: Sotto: PH may pull out of UN due to Iceland resolution

This comes after the UNHRC adopted a resolution seeking to look into the human rights situation in the country.

However, Locsin rejected what the Senate President said. /jpv

READ: Locsin: Philippines won’t cut ties with UN rights body, other nations 

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