President Rodrigo Duterte has appeared to have softened his view in regards to the United States as its authorities has prolonged help to troopers combating terrorists in Marawi City.

Speaking to reporters in Cagayan de Oro City Sunday (June 11), Duterte conceded that the Philippines wants help for the reason that Armed Forces of the Philippines will not be technologically superior.

He additionally mentioned most members of the navy have pro-American sentiments since they had been schooled there.

“Iyong away ko sa America, hindi ‘yung Amerikano, ‘yung p***** i**** Obama na ‘yon,” Duterte clarified.

The President mentioned he was notably pissed at Obama for “reprimanding me in public as if I were a federal employee.”

Duterte had known as Obama a “son of a whore” for the US’ criticism of his conflict on medicine.

The President, nonetheless, described incumbent US President Donald Trump as “my friend.”

“Si Donald, sabi niya: ‘Tama ka. God d*****. Wala kang mali diyan.’ O so sino ang sundin ko ngayon? Paiba-iba ang kultura nila. All the changing values of America, I really do not know,” he mentioned.