After the Insult, US President Barack Obama Cancels his Meeting with Philippines President


US President Barack Obama cancels his meeting with Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, one of the official from White House’s stated on Tuesday. Duterte, who is well-known populist, described Barack Obama as a “son of a b#$@%^” to media persons on Monday, a day before the previously planned meeting in Southeast Asian country, Laos.

Pic Credit: thehindu
Pic Credit: thehindu

US President learned about this insult as he emerged from the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. As per the news conference, Obama instructed his advisors to speak with Philippine officials about this matter. After this incident, now Obama is planning to meet on Tuesday with Park Geun-hye, South Korean President, stated by the White House National Security Council’s spokesman, Ned Price. This meeting is about to discuss the outcomes of North Korea’s latest missile tests.

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He was set to confer his opinions on the importance which he has placed on the Southeast Asia during his two terms foreign and economic policy in office, which will successfully end on coming January 20.

On Monday, Obama assured that he understands the importance of fighting with drug trades and urged to conduct the same under the rules of law.