Philippine's President Rodrigo Duterte pose for a selfie through a glass wall for overseas Filipina workers (OFW) that arrived in Manila from Kuwait at Manila International Airport on February 13, 2018. / AFP / NOEL CELIS
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The Philippine government summoned the U.S. ambassador over an American intelligence report that listed President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly war on drugs as a "regional threat", Manila said Friday.U.S. envoy Sung Kim met Duterte's chief aide Thursday to discuss the U.S. "Worldwide Threat Assessment" released last week, the two nations said.Duterte's spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement that Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea summoned Kim over the report, which has drawn sharp criticism from the president's camp.The two governments say relations have improved since the election in 2016 of U.S. leader Donald Trump.
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