What Donald Trump has to say on Duterte’s remarks vs Obama | Global News

What Donald Trump has to say on Duterte’s remarks vs Obama

/ 08:26 PM September 06, 2016
Donald Trump AP FILE PHOTO

Donald Trump AP FILE PHOTO

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took to social media to air his two cents on President Rodrigo Duterte’s expletive-laced remarks against US President Barack Obama.

In a seemingly sarcastic tone, Trump said the reception that Obama received in international forum in the past few days was “terrible.”

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“China wouldn’t provide a red carpet stairway from Air Force One and then Philippines President calls Obama ‘the son of a whore.’ Terrible!”

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Trump was referring to the reported snub that Obama received from Chinese leaders at the G20 summit in Beijing, where the latter was not provided a staircase upon touching down from his plane.

READ: Obama makes final trip to China, Southeast Asia

Before leaving for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Laos, Duterte threatened to throw expletives at Obama should he “lecture” him on human rights and extrajudicial killings at the leaders’ meeting.

Washington had called off the scheduled bilateral meeting between the two following Duterte’s comments.

Trump is running against Obama’s endorsed candidate, Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party. YG/TVJ

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