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Duterte ‘sure’ Yellows, Reds, Magdalo plotting to overthrow him 

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:52 PM September 13, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses the pressing concerns of the country during a dialogue with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo at the Malacañan Palace on September 11, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

President Rodrigo Duterte is “sure” that the communists, Magdalo group, and his political opponents, whom he fondly calls “Yellows”, were in cahoots to destabilize his government.

“What I am sure is there is a collaborative effort of the Left, the Magdalo and the Yellow [to oust me],” Duterte said in a press briefing at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Thursday.

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The President was referring to the Communist Party of the Philippines led by Joma Sison, the Magdalo – a group of rebel soldiers who railed about anomalies in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and the Liberal Party.

Earlier, Mr. Duterte said he has intelligence information supplied by a foreign country that his opponents have come together, scheming to oust him.

READ:  Duterte: Reds, Magdalo, political rivals plotting to oust me

His critics however have said that Duterte’s claim of ouster plot was just part of his imagination. /kga

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