Filipino President, Rodrigo Duterte Warns ISIS, Says He Could Be More Deadlier Than Staging Beheading!
Elected by a wide majority for his tough-guy attitude, outspoken Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has offered another in a long line of quotable comments, this time using cannibalism, by threatening to eat his opponents.
At 71, the energetic Duterte is the oldest elected president in the country's history and now, the most storied, as his successful implementation of violence as a means to quell illegal activity in the Philippines have made him popular with the voting public, sputniknews.com reports.
In his latest show of his hardman attitude, President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday warned Islamist extremists that he is more dangerous and can be 50 times more brutal than the terrorists. Speaking during the opening of a national sports tournament on Sunday, the president in his speech reacted to the recently foiled terrorist plot in the country by three extremist groups affiliated with the Islamic State group.
Several soldiers and civilians and at least four militants, including a senior commander of an Islamist extremist group were killed before they could carry out a kidnapping and bombing plot.
'If you want me to be an animal, I'm also used to that. We're just the same, I can dish out, go down what you can 50 times over, AP quoted Duterte as saying during his speech
The President also went far to threaten to eat the organs of the dead terrorists. 'Give me salt and vinegar and I’ll eat his liver. It's true if you make me angry, he said.
However, Duterte who is has been dubbed as one of the toughest presidents in the World have constantly made headlines, for killing thousands of suspected drug dealers in his war against drugs in Philippine.
You would recall that Rodrigo Duterte sometime in 2016 lashed out at the U.N.’s human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, calling him an "idiot” after he urged the country’s authorities to investigate Duterte for murder. And his arrogance and radicalism did not spare former US president, Barack Obama.