10 PH embassies, consulates abroad set to be closed in 2012

ABS-CBNNews.com quoted Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesperson Raul Hernandez, who said the 10 Philippine embassies and consulates abroad are set to be closed down this year due to "budgetary constraints."

ABS-CBNNews.com quoted Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesperson Raul Hernandez, who said the 10 Philippine embassies and consulates abroad are set to be closed down this year due to "budgetary constraints."

 

Despite the "growing opposition" of Filipino communites abroad the following embassies and consulates will be shuttered:

 

  • Koror, Palau
  • Caracas, Venezuela
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Saipan
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Helsinki, Finland

 

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