2 months Tolentino defends Duterte’s assertion that his oral agreement with Chinese President valid MB
By Marjaleen Ramos Senator Francis Tolentino on Tuesday assures that President Rodrigo Duterte will not do anything that will go against national interest of the country. Former MMDA Chairman and Candidate for Senator Francis Tolentino  MANILA BULLETIN/ KEVIN DELA CRUZ/ FILE PHOTO “I believe the President will not do something against the national interest of this country,” Tolentino said in interview with ANC’s Headstart. Tolentino earlier defended the verbal agreement between Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping in his first privilege speech in the 18th Congress. “My treatment here is that oral agreement is an executive agreement,” he said. The ... more