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From a Vietnamese reader on Duterte

05:01 AM July 09, 2019

I do not understand why Filipinos have elected an incompetent and cowardly president.

Chinese ships sank the fishing boat of Filipino workers; the whole world knew and condemned China’s violent, sinister actions — but only the President of the Philippines did not dare to admit it.

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Then he challenged the United States to bring all its weapons against China, and he would let the Philippine Army follow.

I do not understand how a President of a sovereign state could rely on another country. When certain interests do not concern Americans, they will not bring weapons to help an incompetent President.

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Filipinos should dismiss this President. I recognize him as unworthy and untalented to head and lead a country of over 100 million people.

XUAN THUY DO
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