President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Photo: AFP President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Photo: AFP
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

Netanyahu warmly welcomes Philippines’ Duterte to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister says friendship between the countries has ‘blossomed’ and makes special mention of Filipino carers amid criticism over embracing controversial leader

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President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Photo: AFP President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Photo: AFP
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem on September 3, 2018. Photo: AFP
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