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Ukrainian-Filipino relations

Republic of the Philippines has recognized the independence of Ukraine on 22 of January, 1992. The diplomatic relations were established on 7 of April, 1992.

Since April, 1992 until June, 1993 the interstate relations were carried out through the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Poland, after that period – through the Filipino Embassy in Moscow. On 4 of June, 2003the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines in Russian Federation and Ukraine E.Lyamas was appointed. Until December, 2004 the Ukrainian Side maintained the bilateral relations through its Embassies in Indonesia, Vietnam and starting from December, 2004, after the appointment of Y. Kostenko as Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of the Philippines resident in Tokyo, through the Embassy of Ukraine in Japan.

On 17 of January, 2008 the solemn ceremony of presenting the credentials by Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan and the Republic of the Philippines M. Kulinich to the President of the Republic of the Philippines G. Macapagal-Arroyo has took place.  

Since November, 1997 Oscar de Venecia was appointed as the Honorary Consul of Ukraine to the Republic of the Philippines(since 2001 – Honorary General Consul).

Since 20 of May, 1998 V. Kovalenko was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines in Ukraine.

High level official Ukrainian-Filipino contacts

August 1994

Visit of the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs ofUkraine O.Makarenko to Philippines 

September 1995

During the 50 Session of the UN General Assembly the talks between the President of Ukraine and the Republic of the Philippineshas took place

April 1997

During the Conference of the Member States of Non-Aligned Movement in New Delhithe talks between the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine H.Udovenko and the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines D.Siazon has took place

September 1997

During the 52 Session of the UN General Assembly the talks between the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine H.Udovenko and the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines D.Siazon has took place

November 1998

Visit of the Ukrainian interagency delegation on the issues of military and technical cooperation, headed by the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine A.Orel, to Philippineshas took place

July 1999

Visit of the Deputy State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines R.Manalo to Ukraine

July 2003

Visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine A.Zlenko to Philippines

September 2002

Visit of the Head of the Senate of the Republic of thePhilippines F.Drillon to Ukraine

June 2005

Visit of the parliamentary delegation of the Republic of thePhilippines, headed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Congress J. de Venecia, to Ukraine

December 2010

Visit of the delegation of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines, headed by its Udersecretary Erlinda F. Basilio for the First Ukraine-Philippines Political Consultations