Marcos to speak before UN General Assembly

Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 13 2022 02:57 PM

MANILA -- Philippine President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will speak before the United Nations General Assembly on September 20, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.

"What is confirmed is PBBM will attend and deliver a statement at the 77th UNGA on 20 September," DFA spokesperson Teresita Daza said in a text message.

Meanwhile, the DFA has sent its recommendation on Philippine representation to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth. 

Daza said the Office of the President “will decide and announce its decision in due course.”

“DFA has sent its recommendation on Phl representation to the Queen’s funeral. OP will decide and announce its decision in due course,” Daza said in a text message.

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