‘Fools & monkeys’: Duterte slams US for halting rifles sale, promises to turn to Russia & China

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The Philippines may turn to Russia or China for arms supplies, its controversial president, Rodrigo Duterte, has said after Washington halted the planned sale of 26,000 rifles to the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
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