List of high-value drug targets open to Robredo in closed-door meeting

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Published November 16, 2019, 8:15 PM

By Chito Chavez

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Saturday expressed willingness to provide Vice President Leni Robredo, his co-chair in the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), the list of high-value targets (HVT) in a closed-door meeting with only the personnel with security clearance.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino (KEVIN TRISTAN ESPIRITU / MANILA BULLETIN)

He issued the clarification to dispel claims of his reported absolute refusal to provide the Vice-President with the HVT list which drew howls of protests, mostly from the opposition.

Aquino admitted that PDEA did not provide Robredo the HVT list, although there was a previous discussion in which it was decided that the Vice President

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