Binay meets Sultan Kiram for peaceful resolution
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MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay has met with Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to appeal for a peaceful resolution to a two-weeklong standoff in Sabah.
Binay is also Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers’ Concerns.
“I confirm meeting with Sultan Kiram. He explained to me their position and I listened to him,” Binay said in a statement on Monday.
“I then reiterated my position of the Philippine government and renewed my appeal for sobriety. I emphasized that the parties should exert all effort to arrive at a peaceful resolution,” the Vice President added.
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