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Duterte to watch Pacquiao-Matthysse fight in KL, meet with PM Mahathir

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 07:45 PM July 09, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Malaysia next week to talk with newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Malacañang said on Monday.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte and Mahathir had a phone convesation before the Cabinet meeting in Malacañang.

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“[I] had telephone talk with Mahathir before Cabinet meeting. He wants to talk about insurgency and ISIS. We will be there July 16. After boxing, will talk with Mahathir,” Roque quoted Duterte as saying.

The President was referring to the boxing match of boxing champion and Sen. Manny Pacquiao and Argentinian boxer Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur on July 15.   /vvp

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