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Duterte: China threatened war

President Rodrigo Duterte for the first time said on Friday that Chinese President Xi Jinping had threatened war if the Philippines insisted on pressing its claims in the South China Sea, parrying criticisms that he had been weak in pushing the issue and failing to use the arbitral ruling as leverage. I really said, It s ours. I d like you to listen for a while. I said, Mr. Xi Jinping, I would insist that that is ours and I will drill oil there, Mr. Duterte said in a speech at the National Conve

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