Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano at the Press Briefing and Ambassador to the UN Teodoro Locsin Jr. at the 72nd UNGA

Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations Teodoro Locsin Jr. takes over as Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano excuses himself from the 72nd United Nations General Assembly​ ​to attend a press briefing at the Philippine Consulate General Office in New York on September 21, 2017. Meanwhile, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been limiting his trips abroad so he could focus more on pressing domestic concerns. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations Teodoro Locsin Jr. takes over as Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano excuses himself from the 72nd United Nations General Assembly​ ​to attend a press briefing at the Philippine Consulate General Office in New York on September 21, 2017. Meanwhile, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been limiting his trips abroad so he could focus more on pressing domestic concerns. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, in a press briefing at the Philippine Consulate General in New York on September 21, 2017, clarifies that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s​ partner Honeylet ​Avanceña ​is currently in the United States of America (USA) after she personally received an invitation from US first lady Melania Trump. She also attended some of the event’s side meetings as part of her advocacy work. Also in the photo is Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Enrique Manalo. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano strolls outside the Philippine Consulate General Office situated at the busy streets of Manhattan after attending the ongoing 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano is interviewed by Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson following a press briefing at the Philippine Consulate General Office in New York on September 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano grants a selfie opportunity to some Filipinos residing in the United States of America while strolling outside the Philippine Consulate General Office in New York on September 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO