Marcos Jr discusses economic, security and climate issues with envoys from Spain, Germany and Morocco
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network): Three more diplomats paid a courtesy call on Tuesday (June 7) to President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr to address economic, national security and human rights issues , among others.
Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Jorge Moragas, German Ambassador Anke Reiffenstuel and Moroccan Ambassador Mohammed Ride El Fassi met Marcos Jr at the latter’s headquarters in Mandaluyong City.
During the visit, Reiffenstuel highlighted the ongoing bilateral cooperation between Germany and the Philippines, noting the potential for stronger cooperation between the two countries to address global challenges such as climate change.
“I briefed President-elect Marcos on the ongoing programs that Germany is currently carrying out in the Philippines as part of Germany’s international climate initiatives to address the impact of climate change here in the Philippines,” Reiffenstuel said. during a press briefing.
“I informed him that so far Germany has provided 25 million euros for bilateral projects related to climate change…We are currently working on another program also in the context of climate change,” he said. she added.
The impacts of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict on food security were also discussed, as well as the themes of trade relations, renewable energies, human rights and maritime security.