4 months Tolentino’s ‘novel theories’ on foreign policies need extensive debates – Drilon, Gordon MB
By Hannah Torregoza Two senators on Wednesday called for a more thorough and extensive Senate debates on the “novel theories” on foreign policies and international law that neophyte Senator Francis Tolentino raised during his first privilege speech. (L-R) Senators Richard Gordon and Franklin Drilon (SENATE / JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said it is imperative that Tolentino’s propositions regarding President Duterte’s power to enter into legally binding international verbal agreements without the need for Senate concurrence be discussed together with legal luminaries and recognized experts in international law in a committee hearing. Drilon said that ... more