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Duterte sums up debut at Asean summit: ‘Perfect’

By: - Reporter / @MRamosINQ
/ 06:05 PM September 08, 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses delegates of the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, a parallel summit in the ongoing 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and other related summits Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 in Vientiane, Laos. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

President Rodrigo Duterte addresses delegates of the Asean Business and Investment Summit, a parallel summit in the ongoing 28th and 29th Asean summits and other related summits on Sept. 6 in Vientiane, Laos. AP

VIENTIANE—Perfect.

This was how President Rodrigo Duterte described his inaugural attendance as the Philippines’ head of state at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit here, which ended on Thursday.

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The President answered questions from the media as he was entering the main hall of the National Convention Center for the closing ceremony of the three-day conference.

“Perfect,” Mr. Duterte briefly replied about his debut in the regional bloc’s annual conference.

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“Good,” he said when asked regarding his condition.

The 71-year-old Chief Executive failed to attend the Asean leaders’ meeting with the United States and India in the morning.

Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza said the President was not feeling well./rga

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