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Palace accuses Bongbong, Imee of lying over FM state burial deal By Virgilio J. Bugaoisan 10/14/2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Palace accuses Bongbong, Imee of lying over FM state burial deal

By Virgilio J. Bugaoisan 10/14/2011

Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos were lying in claiming that the Aquino administration agreed to facilitate a state burial for former President Ferdinand Marcos.

This was claimed yesterday by presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda who asserted that President Aquino has not given any commitment to accede the request of the Marcoses to give a state burial to the former strongman and therefore it is wrong to accuse the President of not keeping his word of honor.

“The statement, reason issued by the President yesterday was very, very clear: ‘you cannot divorce what happened during the Martial Law years with the totality of his public life’ and that’s quite a very clear statement coming from the President — the reasons for not allowing honors and a state burial. There was never any miscommunication; there was never any misunderstanding extended to the Marcos family. The recommendation of Vice President (Jejomar) Binay remained a recommendation until acted upon by the President. And so the President acted upon it — decided that in the best interest of the Filipino people, it would not be proper for the.... MORE

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