MIL OSI Translation. Region: Portuguese / Latin America –
Source: Republic of Brazil
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs learned, in a note from the Philippine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of October 26, that, in light of the seriousness of the complaint involving the Philippine Ambassador in Brasilia, the government of that country immediately summoned the diplomat of back to Manila.
According to the note, the Ambassador should provide clarification on the accusation of assault on a domestic employee of the official residence of the diplomatic mission, also of Philippine nationality, in the scope of a rigorous investigation to be conducted in that country.
The Philippine Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that the domestic worker returned to her country on October 21 and is receiving the necessary care for her well-being.
Itamaraty had not yet been notified by the Labor Prosecutor’s Office of the complaint brought to that body against the Ambassador of the Philippines, and, in coordination with the other competent Brazilian authorities, will provide full support for the progress of the investigation, in accordance with the Convention of Vienna.
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