Obama Cancels Meeting with Duterte after Philippine President’s Tirade

President Rodrigo Duterte’s scheduled meeting with US President Barack Obama was cancelled after the Philippine president let loose a tirade in response to a question on the possibility of the US raising concerns on the war on drugs. Obama was expected to bring up the matter of extra judicial killings, to which Duterte took slight and said that he would not allow anyone else to lecture him on local affairs. Administration officials tried to spin…

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