Duterte to meet Putin in Russia

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Posted at May 20 2017 02:21 AM

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President Duterte will fly to Moscow on Monday for a 5-day visit that jumpstarts a landmark partnership with Russia.

Duterte is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. 

Duterte's visit will formalize several bilateral agreements covering defense and security, legal assistance, trade and investment, culture, and the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

The foreign affairs department said the president's visit to Russia is aimed at enriching partnerships with non-traditional allies. - The World Tonight, ANC, May 19, 2017