Philippines' Duterte apologises to Jewish community after Nazi remarks

Philippines' Duterte apologises to Jewish community after Nazi remarks
 

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte apologised "profoundly and deeply" to the Jewish community on Sunday, and said his references to the Holocaust while discussing his war on drugs were to hit back at critics who had likened him to Adolf Hitler.
Duterte said he recognised the comments made in the early hours of Friday had caused outrage among Jewish communities around the world, but he insisted his mention of the Nazi leader was to show how opponents had sought to portray him.
"I would like to make it now, here and now, that there was never an intention on my part to... read more

 
2 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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