Obama US president cancels meeting with Philippines' Duterte after insult

Obama, who is in Laos for meetings with South Asian leaders, instead will meet with Park Geun-hye

  • Published:
Obama cancels meeting with Philippines' Duterte after insult play

Obama cancels meeting with Philippines' Duterte after insult

(Channel News Asia)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

President Barack Obama canceled what would have been his first meeting with Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, after Duterte described Obama in vulgar terms, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday.

Obama, who is in Laos for meetings with South Asian leaders, instead will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye, said Ned Price, spokesman for the White House National Security Council.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.