President Rodrigo Duterte nonetheless desires to go to Marawi City to enhance the morale of troopers preventing the ISIS-inspired Maute group even when his journey had been cancelled twice earlier than.
Duterte advised Filipino-American vacationers in Davao City Friday (July 14) that he’ll make a contemporary try to go to Marawi “in the next few days.”
“Sabi ko, ‘I have to be there.’ I will not go there when there is already a celebration of peace. I have to go there and just talk to the soldiers on the frontline,” he mentioned through the 11th Ambassadors’ Tour Philippine reception.
“Ayaw kong pumunta doon makisali doon na to celebrate na panalo na tayo. Hindi naman ako nagyayabang,” Duterte added.
The President tried to go to Marawi City twice since declaring martial regulation in Mindanao on May 23. However, his journeys had to be cancelled due to dangerous climate.