The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte extremely emotionally reacted to criticism from his American counterpart Barack Obama, made on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China. The US President said that he intends to raise the issue of killings of two thousand people in the Philippines during the suppression of crime, and declared that the problem of illicit drug trafficking on the Islands. Duterte demanded in response the “respectful relationships” and insulted Obama in anticipation of a possible meeting at the ASEAN forum in Laos.
“Don’t just throw questions and statements. Son of a bitch, I’ll curse you in this forum” – gives expressive response Duterte France Presse (quoted by RIA news). The Philippine leader said that Obama has no right to ask him questions about extrajudicial killings in the country.
Duterte became President of the Philippines in the summer of 2016. He is known as an uncompromising fighter against crime, especially with drug traffickers. Prior to that, he was the mayor of Davao city. Working on this post, Duterte allowed the murder of over a thousand criminals.
The time the presidential campaign in 2015 Duterte promised that if elected to the presidency will destroy more than 100 thousand criminals. He also shared plans to rebuild in the Philippines the death penalty (abolished in 2006) and allow the security forces to shoot to kill.
Duterte is also known for having personally made the tourist, who refused to extinguish a cigarette in a bar, swallow the butt.