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Memorandum agreement between Russian federation and Philippines

Requested from DFA by Jesselyn Deguito at 01:10 PM on Nov 30, 2018.
Purpose: for school puposes, research
Date of Coverage: 01/03/2017 - 11/30/2017
Tracking no: #DFA-235622245370



Jesselyn 01:10 PM, Nov 30, 2018

Goodday! I would like to request the latest signed Memorandum of agreement between Russia and Philippines started from 2017. Thanks

FOI Receiving 02:36 PM, Dec 04, 2018

04 December 2018

Dear Jesselyn,

Thank you for your request dated 30 November 2018 01:10:56 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for copies of the Memorandum of Agreements between the Russian Federation and the Republic of the Philippines since 2017.

We received your request on 30 November 2018 01:10:56 PM and will respond on or before 26 December 2018 01:10:56 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERGQS0yMzU2MjIyNDUzNzAM, for request with ticket number #DFA-235622245370.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

FOI Decision 06:22 PM, Dec 27, 2018

27 December 2018

Dear Ms. Jesselyn Deguito,

We refer to our letter of 04 December 2018 02:36:21 PM; about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for signed Memorandum of Agreements between the Philippines and Russia starting 2017.

Our response to your request is due on 26 December 2018. Unfortunately, it is taking longer than expected to deal with your request.

We wish to inform you that there are a number of Memoranda of Agreement concluded between the Philippines and Russia starting 2017, and in order for the Department to respond adequately to the stated research purpose, you may wish to review the attached news article from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) so that you may identify which specific bilateral agreement you wish to obtain. 

We apologize for this delay but have applied for an extension so we could work further on your request. We hope to be able to send you a response on or before 29 January 2019.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERGQS0yMzU2MjIyNDUzNzAM, for request with ticket number #DFA-235622245370.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Decision Maker
FOI Officer

Attachments:
 PCOO News Articles.pdf

FOI Decision 01:28 PM, Jan 29, 2019

January 29, 2019

Dear Jesselyn Deguito,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Nov 30, 2018 01:10:56 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Memorandum agreement between Russian federation and Philippines.

Response to Request

Please note that we are only able to provide some of the information you requested, as we have not received clarification from you on the specific treaty/ bilateral agreement you wish to acquire.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to opd.div2@dfa.gov.ph Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Decision Maker
FOI Receiving Officer

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