Philippines' Duterte brings forward meeting with Russia's 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.

Reuters May 24, 2017 00:30:09 IST
Philippines' Duterte brings forward meeting with Russia's Putin - Tass
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Philippines Duterte brings forward meeting with Russias Putin  Tass
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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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