Zelensky thanks Marcos for Philippine participation in Swiss peace conference

June 3, 2024 - 11:50 AM
Philippines' President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during his visit at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, June 3, 2024. (Jam Sta Rosa/Pool via Reuters)

 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday for Manila’s participation in an upcoming peace summit in Switzerland later this month.

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Zelensky made the remarks during his bilateral meeting with the Philippine leader. It was not immediately clear who would be in the Philippine delegation that attends the summit.

—Reporting by Mikhail Flores; Editing by John Mair