MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday on the sidelines of the Belt and Road summit in Beijing.
According to Special Assistant to the President Bong Go, the pull-aside meeting lasted for 10 minutes. No details were given on what both leaders talked about during the meeting.
President Duterte earlier mentioned that he will meet Erdogan during a press briefing in Hong Kong.
Both Duterte and Erdogan have been criticized by the international community for alleged human rights abuses.