1 week Palace clarifies: Duterte will never abandon arbitral ruling Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines — Even if President Rodrigo Duterte already said he “will ignore” the 2016 arbitral ruling on the West Philippine Sea in exchange for the country’s gas deal with China, his spokesman insisted Friday that he will never abandon the landmark decision. Salvador Panelo, who serves as Duterte’s mouthpiece and chief legal counsel, said: […] The post Palace clarifies: Duterte will never abandon arbitral ruling appeared first on Inquirer News. ... more