The Philippines is able to talk about human rights safety and different issues with visiting international ministers from the area and dialogue companions in Manila this week.
United States (US) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and different prime officers are anticipated to take part within the ASEAN-associated conferences and talk about terrorism, safety and different points affecting the Philippines and the US.
“These discussions are all aimed at strengthening the old friendship between the two countries,” it mentioned in a press release.
The DFA additionally understood that it was a part of the responsibility of presidency officers to speak about human rights, not solely with the Philippines however with the remainder of the world.
“Because they are accountable to their Congress and their press as they advance their values and interests. We share the belief that no country has a perfect human rights situation,” it mentioned.
The DFA identified that discussions on the problem of human rights are all the time included within the country’s engagements with international governments, significantly with Western democracies.
It confused the Philippines is the oldest democracy in Asia and “respect for human rights is a shared valued especially with its treaty ally, the United States.”
“We welcome the opportunity to address their concerns and correct the perceptions they may have gleaned from exaggerated media reports,” the DFA added. (PNA)