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Duterte to China: PH won’t withdraw ships from West Philippine Sea
By: Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQINQUIRER.net / 01:35 PM May 14, 2021


MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared that the Philippines will not withdraw its assets from the disputed parts of the West Philippine Sea while also insisting he does not intend to quarrel with China due to the country’s “debt of gratitude” to them.

“We have a stand here and I want to state it here and now again. Na yung mga barko natin nandyan ngayon sa Pag-asa at saan pa, we will not move an inch backward,” Duterte said in the second part of his taped speech aired Friday.

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