Pres. Duterte Arrived in Moscow, Receives Warm Welcome from the Russians


The tough-talking President of the Republic of the Philippines who had been vocal for his admiration in the leadership of Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Moscow on Tuesday 4:30 AM to begin his five-day Official Visit to the Russian Federation as he was received warmly by the Russians.


Pres. Rody Duterte's visit to Russia is due to the fact that he was invited by Russian President Vladimir Putin during the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima, Peru last November 2016.

Watch Pres. Rody Duterte's Red Carpet Welcome in Russia:


The 72-year-old Pres. Duterte received a red carpet welcome by the Russian Federation's officials, he was approached by a high ranking officials of the Russian government together with Military Guard of Honor.

The former Mayor of Davao City is scheduled to meet with the Russian leaders, Pres. Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitrv Medyedev. The Philippine President is also set to attend several business forums and he will never forget to spend some time with the Filipino community in a scheduled gathering.


Some netizens who were vocal supporters of Pres. Rody Duterte shared their sentiments on social media as they felt proud to see how the Philippine leader was warmly welcomed in the country. They also wished that the President's visit to Russia will be peaceful and successful.

This is the first time that Pres. Rody Duterte set foot in the former stronghold of the Communist movement, the former USSR now dubbed as the Russian Federation, it is also the country that is headed by his idol, Pres. Vladimir Putin.

Pres. Rody Duterte's visit to Russia is also a good sign not only for our international relations but also for the Russia-Philippines relations which would greatly improve soon because of the friendliness showed by the Philippine President towards Russian leader Pres. Vladimir Putin.

Source: PCOO


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