Duterte: US tells us what to do, threatens to cut assistance


The Philippines is not yet ready for new military alliances, but in the wake of disagreements with the US, will cooperate with “new friends” Russia and China to make the world a more peaceful place. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte spoke with RTD's Marina Kosareva in an exclusive interview.

RT: So you’ve become world famous for quite a number of sharp statements, and some people even went so far as to say they were politically incorrect. Why did you choose this style of conducting politics?

Rodrigo Duterte: Well, I never ... that was not an ambition, I never decided to be an international figure. I wanted to [just] be a mayor here, but fate somehow changed the course of my life.

Watch the full interview below:

Source: RT

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