Duterte to push through with 3-country trip, says Andanar | Global News

Duterte to push through with 3-country trip, says Andanar

/ 03:00 AM September 03, 2016

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Despite the explosion that rocked his hometown Friday night, President Rodrigo Duterte will push through with his three-country trip next week, according to Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar.

Shortly after the explosion, Andanar said Mr. Duterte wanted to postpone his foreign visits.

READ: At least 10 dead, dozens wounded in Davao night market blast


But he later said Mr. Duterte would go on with his scheduled trips, his first as President.


Mr. Duterte is scheduled to visit Brunei, Laos, and Indonesia.

He will attend the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Laos, where he is expected to meet with nine heads of state. TVJ

READ: Asean leaders await Duterte


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TAGS: Asean Summit, Brunei, Davao Blast, Davao Explosion, Indonesia, Laos, Martin Andanar, Rodrigo Duterte

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