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The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin appealed for military aid to Russia.
He thanked Putin for the invitation to visit Russia and confessed to the friendly feelings to Russia.
Of course, we consider Russia our friend. We would like to work to further strengthen our bilateral relations in all areas. Today I came in order to enlist your support and to confirm our friendship. We need to develop bilateral trade relations, increase trade turnover,” – said Duterte.
He also appealed to Putin with a request to give the Philippines modern weapons to fight ISIS.
“Of course, our country needs modern armaments. We had some orders in the US, but now the situation is not very smooth. We need modern weapons to fight with ISIL to fight their units and groups. I have come to enlist your support and ask for your help,” added the Filipino leader.
It was also reported that Rodrigo Duterte reduced the visit to Russia and imposed martial law on the island of Mindanao. The decision to impose martial law was taken after the country erupted into battles between security forces and militants groups LIH.
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