Abe Shinzo's special relationship with the Philippines

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Posted at Jul 09 2022 02:27 AM | Updated as of Jul 09 2022 02:28 AM

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo once visited the Philippines in 2017. Abe met with then-president Rodrigo Duterte at Malacanang in Manila. He also visited Duterte at his home in Davao City. Abe said it was a tremendous honor to have been the first head of state to visit the Philippines during Duterte's term.—The World Tonight, ANC, July 8, 2022