President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed the European Union anew over its leaders’ suggestion to decriminalize medication to unravel the narcotics drawback.
In his speech at Davao del Norte’s 50th founding anniversary Saturday (July 1), Duterte mentioned he considers the EU’s suggestion an “insult” for a poor nation such because the Philippines.
“Maski sinong ambassador, walang pakialam. L**** ka. Bunutan ta ka — Huwag mo kong ma — Because to me, that is an insult. Why would you suggest a thing like that?” he requested.
“Wala na nga akong pagkain para sa mahihirap. I do not even have a good answer to, ‘Mayor, bakit mahirap pa tayo ngayon? Ang asawa ko walang trabaho,’” Duterte added.
“And then you come here and then lecture on me. Tapos sabihin mo, “set up clinics and give them free shabu, cocaine, heroin?” ‘Nak ng…,” he fumed.
Duterte’s warfare on medication has drawn criticism from human rights teams each right here and overseas for its brutality.
The President, nonetheless, denied that the alleged extrajudicial killings of drug suspects had been sanctioned by the federal government.