PRES. DUTERTE: PHL WON'T PARTICIPATE IN WARS, EXPEDITIONS WITH U.S.
President Rodrigo Duterte was firm in saying the Philippines will not be participating in wars and expeditions with the United States.
During his speech in the 39th commencement exercises for Philippine National Police Academy or PNPA “Maragtas” Class of 2018 in Silang, Cavite, the chief executive lamented saying that all these years, the Philippines got brutality and agony from the U.S.
With this, the President stood his ground that the Philippines will stand on its own despite scarcity of funds.
The chief executive has once again recounted Filipinos have been enslaved by two countries in succession – the Spaniards, which lasted for 400 years, and the Americans for 50 years.
Since President Duterte took office, he has been launching tirades against the United States, especially to former U.S. President Barrack Obama.
In 2016, had had repeatedly hit Obama for interfering in the Philippine government's war against illegal drugs.