MANILA (Web Desk) – President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has yelled at US President Barack Obama asking him to “go to hell” as US reportedly refused to sell weapons to Philippines.
Duterte while shedding light on realigning with international allies hinted at break up with US as part of the changed foreign policy adding that he did not care because Russia and China were willing to extend military support toPhilippiness.
Firing broadside at the US President, Mr Duterte said the US did not want to sell missiles and other weapons, but Russia and China had told him they could provide them easily.
“If you don’t want to sell arms, I’ll go to Russia. I sent the generals to Russia and Russia said ‘do not worry we have everything you need, we’ll give it to you” he said.
This is not the first time, Rodrigo berated Barack Obama, Back in September, the philliopines President termed Obama as ““son of a who**”.” although both leaders met each other after the slur.
“You must be respectful. Do not just throw away questions and statements. Son of a who**, I will curse you in that forum,” Duterte said, reflecting the criticism he faced after widespread operation against drug peddlers.
Duterete later denied hurling abusive slur at 44th US President.