LOOK: Duterte talks with Russia’s Putin via teleconference
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday talked with Russian President Vladimir Putin via teleconference.
Duterte’s long-time aide and now senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Monday shared to the media photos of Philippine Chief Executive’s talk with the Russian leader.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. was also present in the teleconference.
LOOK: President Rodrigo Duterte talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin via teleconference. He was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. @inquirerdotnet pic.twitter.com/gcg07nWV6bFEATURED STORIESGLOBALNATION
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Malacañang earlier confirmed that President Duterte will have talks with President Putin but did not divulge when the phone call will happen.
In December last year, Duterte had again invited Putin whom he once referred to as his “idol” to visit the Philippines “as soon as circumstances allow” to reaffirm the ties between the two nations.
Duterte already made two official visits to Russia in 2017 and 2019.
Malacañang did not reveal what the two country leaders would discuss.
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