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Trump and Duterte discussed ISIS, fight against drugs and human rights

  • Trump and Duterte discussed ISIS fight against drugs and human rights

Manila: President of the United States Donald Trump discussed with the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte the theme of the fight against the "Islamic state", drugs, and respect for human rights. This was stated by the White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

"The conversation was dedicated to ISIS, the fight against illicit drugs and trade. Human rights were briefly discussed in the context of the Philippine struggle against illicit drug trafficking, "the White House spokeswoman said.

At the same time, Duterte's spokesman, Harry Roque, said that Duterte explained in detail to Trump his anti-drug policy.

Also, the representative of Duterte stated that the meeting of the presidents was warm and friendly.

President of the United States Donald Trump arrived in Manila on November 12, where the ASEAN summit is taking place.

Earlier, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he would negotiate with US President Donald Trump "in the right way."