Philippine defence officials deny threat to withdraw support from Rodrigo Duterte over South China Sea row with Beijing

Apr 19, 2021 | INVESTING

Military and defence officials in the Philippines have denied claims they have threatened to withdraw their support from President Rodrigo Duterte if he does not denounce the continued massing of Chinese vessels in Manila’s exclusive economic zone – while a separate petition calling for the leader to step down over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has drawn more than 60,000 signatures. “We denounce the irresponsible propaganda being propagated in online posts alleging that a group of…

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