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Philippines' president Duterte vows to stop fighting US

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Manila, Nov 10: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to stop picking a fight with the United States, saying Dold Trump has been elected as president. In a speech before the Filipino community in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, Duterte said, “I said I don’t want to pick fight because Trump is there”, Xinhua news agency reported. “I would like to congratulate President Trump. Long live! We have something in common. We are alike because we both curse easily,” Duterte added. Duterte is in Kuala Lumpur for an overnight official visit. During the campaign early 2016, Duterte has been likened to Trump and even earned the nickme “Trump of the East” for his style that many say is similar to Trump. Both maged to win the votes of millions even if they did not have occupied tiol positions. (IANS)

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