President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Presentation of Credentials of Ambassadors-Designate of the Italian Republic, Kingdom of Sweden, State of Israel, and Sovereign Military Order of Malta at the Reception Hall, Malacañan Palace on October 20, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens as Italian Republic Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Marco Clemente presents his letter of credence to the President during a courtesy call at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Kingdom of Sweden Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Annika Thunborg after the latter presented her letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them is Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Deputy Head of Mission Tobias Settergren, and Chief of Presidential Protocol and Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Robert Borje. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens as Kingdom of Sweden Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Annika Thunborg presents her letter of credence to the President during a courtesy call at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with State of Israel Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Ilan Simon Fluss after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them are Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Deputy Chief of Mission Nir Balzam, and Chief of Presidential Protocol and Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Robert Borje. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with State of Israel Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Ilan Simon Fluss presents his letter of credence to the President during a courtesy call at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens as Sovereign Military Order of Malta Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Leopoldo Lazatin presents his letter of credence to the President during a courtesy call at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Sovereign Military Order of Malta Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Leopoldo Lazatin after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them is Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO