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3Novices:Rift between Philippines and EU deepens, with Manila turning its back on grants worth US$278 million

The Philippines will no longer accept grants from the European Union, the EU delegation to Manila said on Thursday, following repeated tirades from President Rodrigo Duterte over its criticism of his deadly drug war.
“The Philippine government has informed us that they [will] no longer accept new EU grants,” the delegation said in a brief statement.
The decision will affect grants worth €250 million (US$278 million), according to Franz Jessen, the EU’s ambassador to…
May 18, 2017 at 08:25AM http://ift.tt/2quRZZ0
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