Philippine president swears at European MPs over death penalty criticism

This was divulged by PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa in a press conference in Camp Crame Quezon City on Monday

This was divulged by PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa in a press conference in Camp Crame Quezon City on Monday

Mr. Duterte, on the other hand, has been condemned by worldwide human rights watchers for his brutal war on drugs. Lt Gen Werachon said the two sides will discuss drug suppression, cooperation between intelligence agencies, and solving problems in the restive areas of Mindanao, a southern city of the Philippines, where the armed group The Moro Islamic Liberation Front is based.

European lawmakers said they were "deeply alarmed" by the reintroduction of the death penalty - adding capital punishment is considered "cruel and inhuman".

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In his visit to the two countries, the President will highlight common interests in sustaining inclusive growth and development for their peoples.

In September, the maverick Philippines leader launched the same expletive against the European Union when it criticised his war on drugs, which has killed an estimated 7,080 people since July previous year and earned widespread criticism internationally.

Reacting to criticism that the operation targeted the poor, Duterte said he must "destroy" small-time street peddlers as well as the big-time drug lords. Therefore, the United States and the Philippine experienced tense relations, but later Duterte apologized to Obama.

'You stay where God assigned you.

Duterte insisted he would not be cowed by warnings from foreigners that he may face prosecution over his drug war.

"That's their culture. It does not apply to us".

President Barack Obama has come under repeated criticism from Duterte, who called him a "son of a b****" who can "go to hell" for criticizing the Philippines' war on drugs and attempts to pressure the country to surrender its independent foreign policy.

The commission, formed by Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, arrived in the tourist town on Sunday to see for themselves the conditions of Rohingyas and hear the torture and brutality they endured following the crackdown by the Myanmar army in Rakhine state. "I told them, 'What is it to you?" Duterte will head to Thailand on Monday evening.

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