Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte (C) clenches fist with members of the Philippine Army during his visit at the army headquarters in Taguig city, metro Manila, Philippines October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Washington Post: Philippines President Duterte tells Obama to ‘go to hell’
If it's Tuesday, Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, must be swearing at President Obama.
In a profanity-laced speech in Manila, Duterte lashed out once again at the U.S. for criticizing his self-proclaimed "drug war," saying Obama can "go to hell."
The European Union, he added, "better choose purgatory, hell is filled up.”
Duterte swept to power with a promise to "kill all" the criminals in the Philippines. Since he took power in July, more than 3,000 Filipinos have been killed, either shot in police raids or gunned down by assassins, often after being named by police.
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