Philippines' Duterte brings forward meeting with Russia's Putin - Tass | Reuters

 Philippines Duterte brings forward meeting with Russias Putin - Tass
| Reuters

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte late on Tuesday, TASS news agency cited the Kremlin as saying, instead of meeting on Thursday as originally planned.

Duterte on Tuesday declared martial law in southern Mindanao province after fighting raged in southern Marawi City between the army and militants linked to Islamic state.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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Updated Date: May 24, 2017 00:30:09 IST