Philippines President threatens to leave UN

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte insulted and threatened to leave the United Nations in response to criticism of his approach to drug crime since taking office.

The pugnacious new leader made the comments in a speech Sunday in Davao City, the southern Filipino city where he served as mayor for over two decades.

“Maybe we’ll just have to decide to separate from the United Nations,” he said in English during the address.

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