epa05452650 A handout picture made available by the Malacanang Photo Bureau on 03 August 2016 shows Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte (C) posing for a picture with soldiers during a visit to a military hospital in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, 02 August 2016. President Duterte is open for continuing peace talks with the Communist guerrilla group National Democratic Front of the Philippines, despite the failure of a unilateral ceasefire. Addressing hundreds of soldiers during his visit at a military hospital, Duterte said he wanted to achieve peace during his lifetime and was studying the possibility of declaring another unilateral ceasefire. EPA/MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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epa05452650 A handout picture made available by the Malacanang Photo Bureau on 03 August 2016 shows Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte (C) posing for a picture with soldiers during a visit to a military hospital in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, 02 August 2016. President Duterte is open for continuing peace talks with the Communist guerrilla group National Democratic Front of the Philippines, despite the failure of a unilateral ceasefire. Addressing hundreds of soldiers during his visit at a military hospital, Duterte said he wanted to achieve peace during his lifetime and was studying the possibility of declaring another unilateral ceasefire. EPA/MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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