MANILA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte agreed on Tuesday to be the running mate of Ferdinand Marcos Jr in next year’s presidential election, a spokesperson said.
Sara Duterte-Carpio, who is seeking the vice-presidency announced in a video message her intent to run on the same ticket as presidential candidate Marcos. Christina Garcia-Frasco, her spokesperson, separately confirmed to Reuters her decision.
(Reporting by Karen Lema; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani)
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