President’s Hall, Malacañan Palace
November 21, 2022

After a ‘very brief conversation’ in Thailand during their participation in the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said he is delighted to welcome Vice President Kamala Harris of the United States of America as she visited Malacañan Palace.

“The relationship between our two countries is something that we both – both our countries have really come to depend upon….So your visit is a very strong symbol that this relationship remains strong, that this remains — relationships remain important as indeed they do. So that is…The Filipino — I have said many times — I do not see a future for the Philippines that does not include the United States,” President Marcos Jr. said to the US Vice President as their meeting commenced.

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