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Philippines won’t quit UN rights council or sever ties with Iceland despite Duterte’s threat: Locsin

The Philippines will not sever diplomatic ties with the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), the country’s top diplomat said, despite last week’s vote to investigate the President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial war on drugs.On Twitter, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr wrote “we will stay in the HRC out of duty to teach those whose awful history cries out for moral instruction how to avoid the hypocrisy that is the tribute vice pays to the virtue they so sorely lacked”. Locsin, who…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Philippines won’t quit UN rights council or sever ties with Iceland despite Duterte’s threat: Locsin, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Philippines won’t quit UN rights council or sever ties with Iceland despite Duterte’s threat: Locsin

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Tuesday, 16 July

 

 

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