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Washington Grills Manila's Envoy About Alleged Insulting of US Ambassador

The United States summoned the envoy of its close Asian ally, the Philippines, on Monday to clarify insulting and "inappropriate comments" made by President Rodrigo Duterte about U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg, according to the State Department. "We have asked the Philippine chargé to come into the State Department to clarify those remarks," said Elizabeth Trudeau, the department's spokeswoman. She declined to elaborate on conversation details between senior...

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