Duterte congratulates newly-elected French president
Malacañang on Monday congratulated newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron.
“President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his congratulations to Emmanuel Macron on his election as President of France,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement.
“France is one of the biggest trading partners of the Philippines in the European Union (EU), and we look forward to working with the incoming Macron administration to enhance PH-FR bilateral relations,” Abella said.
Macron, an independent centrist candidate, won a decisive victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen. CBB
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