Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after ‘whore’ jibe – BBC News

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Published on September 6, 2016 by techtica

US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had earlier called him a “son of a whore”. Mr Duterte was responding to the US president’s promise to raise the issue of drug-related extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at their meeting.
The Philippine leader, known for his colourful language, has insulted prominent figures before, but this time it has had diplomatic consequences. He has now said he regrets the remark

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