Locsin was previously the Philippine representative to the United Nations.
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulates Teodoro Locsin Jr.
Jose Katigbak STAR Washington bureau (The Philippine Star) - October 27, 2018 - 12:00am

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called new Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday to congratulate him on assuming his new post.

Locsin was previously the Philippine representative to the United Nations.

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Pompeo reaffirmed the longstanding US-Philippine alliance and recognized the Philippines’ important role in the Indo-Pacific region.

They discussed ongoing efforts to address regional issues such as the South China Sea, North Korea and counterterrorism.

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS MIKE POMPEO TEODORO LOCSIN JR. UNITED NATIONS
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