Philippines Leaves the USA – level 1
This news is about the Philippines. The country has a new president. His name is Rodrigo Duterte. He wants a war on drugs.
The Philippines and the USA are allies. However, the USA does not like Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. The two countries stop working together.
China supports the war on drugs. Duterte visits China. He gives a speech. He separates the Philippines from the USA. He becomes allies with China and Russia instead.
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