He asked the military to shoot him if he becomes a dictator.
The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte asked the military to shoot him if he intended to violate the Constitution and stay in power longer than the period. His words leads portal Rappler.com.
“If I remain in power longer than necessary and decides to become a dictator, shoot me, I’m not kidding. If I exceed your period for even one day, I ask the Armed forces of the Philippines and national police to ensure the observance of the Constitution,” said Duterte during a visit to the military base, noting that the protection of the Constitution is a “sacred responsibility” of the army.
So Duterte responded to the rumors that he intends to amend the Constitution to prolong his stay in power after the end of the presidential term in 2022, says Rappler.
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Elected in may 2016 the President Duterte noted in the post campaign to combat drug-addicted people and those who spread drugs. According to police, since coming to power Duterte in the country were killed about 2.4 thousand people related to drug trafficking. The world community has repeatedly condemned the methods of work of the Philippine security forces.