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Duterte talks about friendship at New Year reception

President Rodrigo highlighted the importance of friendship in his speech at the Vin d’Honneur or the annual New Year reception in Malacañang.

In his speech on Wednesday morning, he said, “friendship knows no bounds. The Philippines will continue to build on our friendship founded on common objectives and shared principles.”

He added, “we value partners as we strengthen existing friendships and pursue new ones.”

Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Giuseppe Pinto led the foreign ambassadors in greeting the President at the Rizal Hall.

Topics: Vin d'Honneur , Duterte , diplomatic corps

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