in:
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter More...

Vice Pres. Robredo Reacts To Pres. Duterte’s Speech in UN Meeting

ROBREDO – Vice President Leni Robredo is impressed of the speech of Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte to United Nations (UN).

The Philippines and China visibly have a good relationship but there is also a territorial dispute. Both countries are claiming ownership on the West Philippine Sea.

The claims on the disputed island has continued for several years now. It has already reached the international tribunal which gave its verdict on the matter.

The International Court sided with the Philippines on the PH-China dispute over the West Philippine Sea. However, the decision was not welcomed by the Chinese nation.

visit: South China Sea: Maritime Expert Urges PH Gov’t To Review Policy

President-Rodrigo-Roa-Duterte-1-1
Photo Source: The Manila Times

In the recent United Nations (UN) assembly, Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte asserted the arbitral award given to the Philippines in 2016. It gained positive remarks from the public but, as to the Palace, the President always bear the said stand.

Vice-President-Leni-Robredo
Photo Source: @VP Leni Robredo FB

One of those who were impressed by the message of Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte is Vice Pres. Leni Robredo. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the VP said, “Ang gando noong speech.”

Vice Pres. Robredo stressed that the people waited for Pres. Duterte to make a statement when Philippines got the arbitral ruling. Based on the report, the VP added that the people waited that the President will emphasized that the ruling is an “international law already” and must not be the “subject of compromise”.

Reportedly, the Vice President expressed that countries like Vietnam and Indonesia have good economic relations with China but they don’t allow incursion on their waters. She expects the PH government to keep its commitment on the matter.

Thank you for visiting Philnews.ph. You may express your thoughts and reactions below through the comment section. You may also follow us on Facebook, on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube channel Philnews Ph.

READ ALSO: Arroyo Takes Swipe At Aquino Presidency Over PH-China Relationship

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter More...

comment(s) for this post "Robredo On Duterte’s UN Message: “Ang ganda noong speech”". Tell us what you think abut this post by leaving your comments below.

{ 1 comment… add one }
  • Jules Jakiran September 30, 2020, 11:38 pm

    Impressed with PRRD speech at the UN by Vice Pres Robledo herself is a gesture remarkable to reach out for reconciliation and we the entire Filipinos are hopeful for both leaders to come in good terms,to forge unity among Filipinos,and eventually strengthen our country hard enough to weaken aggressors.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.