From Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella on the European Union resolution

We strongly encourage the European Union to be more circumspect in basing their pronouncements and decisions on fact based evidence. So-called critics, with deep personal interests, have brilliantly manipulated biased information locally and internationally by using willing public officials who are agreeable to lend credence to baseless claims.

Palace respects Ramos’ comment, 10 Oct. 2016

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Monday, October 10, that the Palace respects the opinion of former President Fidel V. Ramos saying Ramos’ observations are worth looking into.