05 May 2017

News Story: Manalo, ASEAN ministers meet with Tillerson in Washington

By Patricia Lourdes Viray

MANILA, Philippines — Acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo, along with his Southeast Asian counterparts, will meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington.

Tillerson will host a special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers Meeting in the US capital on May 4.

"As the Chair of ASEAN in its 50th year, the Philippines presents ASEAN as a model of regionalism and a global player that values open and constructive engagement with a multitude of partners, including the US," the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement.

Manalo will also meet with various stakeholders to discuss strengthening Philippines-US relations while he is in Washington.

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