Obama Scraps Meeting With Philippine Leader: White House

Obama scraps meeting with Philippine leader: White House

WASHINGTON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -6th Sept,2016) : US President Barack Obama cancelled a planned meeting with Rodrigo Duterte, the White House said Monday, after the Philippine leader launched a foul-mouthed tirade against him.

"President Obama will not be holding a bilateral meeting with President Duterte of the Philippines this afternoon," National Security Council spokesman Ned price said.

"Instead, he will meet with President Park (Geun-hye) of the Republic of Korea this afternoon."