President Rodrigo Duterte has spoken with Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on her household’s supply to return a part of the alleged $10 billion plundered by her father, the late President Ferdinand Marcos, throughout his 21-year dictatorship.
Duterte stated Imee defined to him why the Marcoses had come ahead to strike a compromise deal and the way far they might go to settle the problem.
“I accepted na the explanation na gusto na namin na matapos,” stated Duterte in an interview with reporters through the party of Davao Rep. Karlo Nograles Saturday. Imee was additionally current through the get together.
“Just because I was listening, I accepted her explanation na kung bakit gusto na niya — it’s high time that these things are… Maybe there would be a compromise, kung wala, then you proceed,” stated Duterte.
The assembly between Duterte and Imee got here after Duterte revealed final week spokesman for the Marcoses had provided to return a part of the household’s belongings, together with just a few gold bars, that the federal government has been attempting to get well during the last 31 years.
“He’s (sic) not ready to announce na ninakaw ‘yung pera. Misis ‘yung pinagdudahan, pag-usapan. That, I accepted. But when the proceedings should begin, they should start with Congress” stated Duterte.
Duterte clarified that any compromise with the Marcoses would have to be authorized by Congress.