Media Interview with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Following his Visit to the 603rd Brigade Oval, 6th Infantry Division (6ID), Philippine Army
Brgy. Pigcalagan, Municipality of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao
09 June 2017

PRESIDENT DUTERTE: It would be a very incongruous — Walang maka-ano kung— From the looks of it, by government, it would just be in a matter of days na lang siguro. Tingin ko lang. Three remaining — Nandoon na ang mga sundalo natin. 

Q: [off mic] 

PRESIDENT DUTERTE: Yes, of course. Kailangan i-raise ang flag.

Q: [off mic] 

PRESIDENT DUTERTE: It has to [inaudible] Sabi ng Supreme Court… Kung magbalik ‘yung mga ISIS doon. Bahala na ang Supreme Court diyan mag-appreciate.

Q: Sir, so you will follow whatever the Supreme Court says?

PRESIDENT DUTERTE: Of course. We are bound by rules. Supreme Court na ‘yan. Maybe you may differ individually with your [inaudible]. Because you cannot agree on almost anything all the time.

It is the matter of… Itong… the set up of government. What is the final answer. I’m sure that they would take into account the fighting going on, and what’s behind it. Ang nakakatakot ‘yung ISIS. 

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