Abrahamse Obama the President of the Philippines admired the leadership skills of Putin

Rodrigo Duterte and Vladimir Putin

The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte at a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Peru, admired his leadership qualities and added that Putin is a great country, reports on Saturday, November 19, “Interfax”.

Duterte also noted that today “the Western Nations are trying to attack small countries and bully them, that speaks about their bigotry”. As an example, he called the US aggression that are creating conflicts in different countries of the world — in Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan. “This destructive policy,” he said.

Putin, in turn, congratulated the Philippine counterpart on victory in presidential elections held on 9 may. He recalled that in Russia this day celebrate the anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war. “For you personally, now it is also the day of the victory”, — said the Russian leader.

Earlier Duterte have made strong statements, in particular, has called Barack Obama a son of a whore, UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon dubbed a fool, and sent to hell with the European Union. Many non-trivial statements of Duterte gave the British newspaper the Independent a reason to make a compilation of his statements.

Bilateral talks between Putin and Duterte was held in Lima, where on Saturday opened a summit of the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation (APEC).