Locsin’s last warning: DFA ‘has exclusive remit’ on PH foreign affairs

MANILA, Philippines --- Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. issued on Tuesday a stern "last warning" that his agency -- the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) -- "has the exclusive remit" over the country's international relations. This comes after the DFA responded to media queries on the remark of presidential spokesman Harry Roque, who said that Julian Felipe (Whitsun) Reef is not within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The DFA told reporters that its stand on the issue concerning Julian Felipe Reef is "unchanged." "This is my last warning. When it comes to foreign affairs the Department of Foreign Affairs has the exclusive remit," Locsin said in a tweet on Tuesday ...Keep on reading: Locsin’s last warning: DFA ‘has exclusive remit’ on PH foreign affairs

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