Embassies express condolences over death of ex-president Noynoy Aquino

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Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) – June 24, 2021 – 12:41pm MANILA, Philippines — Countries and embassies sent their messages of condolences following the death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, who passed away Thursday morning. Aquino, 61, was president of the republic from 2010 to 2016, riding a wave support after the death of his mother, Corazon Aquino, in 2009. During his term, he ushered in key economic reforms, launched anti-corruption crusade, and vowed to combat poverty. The delegation of the European Union was among the first to send condolences to the Aquinos and the…

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