Duterte is ready to withdraw Philippines from the UN

Sunday, 21 August, 2016 - 14:00

The United Nations has accused the Philippines of organizing mass killings of drug dealers.

According to UN data, in May about 900 people were killed in the Philippines. In response to the accusation Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to withdraw from the UN and form a new union. He said that he could invite China and African countries, to create an alternative UN. His statement Duterte did speaking in his hometown of Davao. The experience of Duterte on the physical destruction of the drug mafia as mayor of Davao and his promise to extend the policy to the whole country, led to his election as president in
Moreover, the Philippine president also lashed out at the United Nations. He accused the organization of failing to cope with the problems of hunger and terrorism.