Duterte Threatens to Withdraw Philippine Membership in the UN

President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to pull out the country’s membership in the United Nations. Hitting out at the international agency for meddling in local affairs, the president was especially sore at special rapporteurs who criticized his administration’s war on drug and the extra judicial killings that resulted from it. Claiming that the country does not gain anything from the UN, he said he would form a new group with China and…

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