1,500 local gov’ts declare Reds ‘persona non grata’ | Inquirer News

1,500 local gov’ts declare Reds ‘persona non grata’

/ 05:12 AM December 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government on Friday said the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP) has been declared persona non grata in over 1,500 local governments.

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said that 1,546 out of the 1,715 local governments nationwide have passed resolutions declaring the CPP-NPA-NDF persona non grata, or unwelcome, in their areas. These consist of 64 provinces, 110 cities, and 1,372 municipalities. —Patricia Denise M. Chiu



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