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CNN: Duterte threatens to pull out PH from the United Nations
10:37, 21 August 2016
CNN: Duterte threatens to pull out PH from the United Nations

Philippines may leave United Nations

10:37, 21 August 2016

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President Rodrigo Duterete on Sunday threatened to pull out the country's membership  from the United Nations amid criticisms from UN experts and human rights experts on alleged extra judicial killings in the war on drugs.

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Despite the threat, the president President Rodrigo Duterte told a media briefing in Davao  that the United Nations (U.N.) is welcome to investigate the rising death toll in the intensified war against drugs.

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His statement comes after Agnes Callamard, U.N. special rapporteur on summary executions,  said on social media that she will be looking at the situation in the country after Malacanang criticized the U.N. for not understanding what was happening on the ground.

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