Monday, September 5, 2016

Philippine President Duterte Warns President Obama To Not Ask Him About Extrajudicial Killings

IBTimes: President Duterte calls Barack Obama a 'son of a b****' for opposing drug killings

* Obama expected to raise concerns about death squads at a Laos summit on 6 September.

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has warned Barack Obama not to question him on extrajudicial killings, saying: "Son of a b****, I will swear at you."

According to the Associated Press, the Filipino president's angry words came in the run up to a summit in Laos, where the two leaders will meet. Washington has expressed concerns about a recent surge in drug-related extrajudicial killings since Duterte came to power in May and Obama is expected to raise these worries at the summit on 6 September.

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Update #1: Philippines leader Duterte warns Obama not to ask him about extrajudicial killings -- FOX News/AP
Update #2: Philippines' Duterte calls Obama 'son of a whore' (AFP)

WNU Editor: President Obama does have a point .... Obama says he's asked staff to see if meeting with Philippine president would still be 'productive'. (AP)


James said...

I bet Obama wishes now he hadn't gone to this meeting in China.

Jac said...

The unexpected reactions of Duterte make him a dangerous guy.

fred lapides said...

Trump would bomb them