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Philippine President Duterte announces 'separation' from United States

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he was announcing his “separation” from the United States.

Duterte made the comment at a business forum in the presence of Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People during a four-day state visit to China.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Michael Martina; Editing by Robert Birsel

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