Duterte sums up debut at Asean summit: ‘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.
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.
“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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