Philippines is Not Leaving the U.N., Says Chief Diplomat

  • After the president of Philippines threatened to leave the U.N., the Foreign Secretary of the country, Perfecto Yasay clarified that the country will remain a part of the United Nations. He also mentioned that the statement made by the president should not be taken as a threat, but it was a way of expressing profound disappointment. President Rodrigo Duterte received criticism on his approach to drug crime, following which he spoke about leaving the United Nations.