Pres. Duterte Congratulates US Pres. Donald Trump for Winning the US Election

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The President of the Republic of the Philippines, Pres. Rody Duterte congratulated the newly-elected President of the United States, Pres. Donald Trump.

A few minutes after Trump was declared as the winner, the Philippine President congratulates the winner through a statement released by Communications Sec. Martin Andanar.

According to the letter sent by Malacanang to the camp of Pres. Donald Trump, the President said he is excited to work with the incoming U.S. administration.

Here’s the Complete Statement of Pres. Duterte in Congratulating Donald Trump:

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte wishes to extend his warm congratulations to Mr. Donald Trump on his recent electoral victory as President of the United States of America.

The United States presidential elections is a testament to the enduring traditions of its democratic system and the American way of life. The two-party system gives American voters freedom of choice based on party reforms, not just on personalities. 

President Duterte wishes President-elect Trump success in the next four years as Chief Executive and commander-in chief of the U.S. military, and looks forward to working with the incoming administration for enhanced Philippines-US relations anchored on mutual respect, mutual benefit and shared commitment to democratic ideals and the rule of law.

From the Office of the Communications Secretary on the U.S. elections

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